Past Speaking Engagements


2013-2014 SPEAKING ENGAGEMENTS
Date / Time Location City / State
November 1-2, 2013 Schara Tzedeck Synagogue, Shabbat scholar-in-residence Vancouver, BC
November  3, 2013 Valley Beit Midrash Phoenix, Ariz.
November  4, 2013 Hillel, Arizona State University Phoenix, Ariz.
November  6, 2013 Jim Joseph Foundation
Lunch and Learn
San Francisco, Calif.
November  7, 2013 Graduate Theological Union Berkeley, Calif.
November 8, 2013 Hillel, Stanford University Stanford, Calif.
November  8-9, 2013 Emek Beracha Synagogue, Shabbat scholar-in-residence Palo Alto, Calif.
November  12, 2013 Drisha Institute New York, NY
November 13, 2013 Congregation Etz Chaim Kew Gardens Hills, NY
November 14, 2013 Hillel, New York University New York, NY
November  14, 2013 Jewish Theological Seminary New York, NY
November 14, 2013 Radio Interview with Nachum Segal, “By the Book” segment of Nachum Segal Show New York, NY
November 15-16, 2013 Davar Institute, Shabbat scholar-in-residence Teaneck, N.J.
November 17, 2013 Mechon Hadar New York, NY
November 17, 2013 Yeshiva University New York, NY
January 17, 2014 Darkhei Noam Synagogue New York, NY
January 18, 2014 Lincoln Square Synagogue, Shabbat scholar-in-residence New York, NY
May 3, 2014 “70 Faces” Jewish learning event Istanbul, Turkey
May 9-10, 2014 Scholar-in-residence, Ohab Zedek Synagogue New York, NY
May 13, 2014 Lecture and book sale at “Inspiration Gallery” Book Store New Rochelle, NY
May 14, 2014 Kohelet Yeshiva High School Merrion Stn, PA
May 15, 2014 Mechon Hadar New York, NY
May 16-17, 2014 Scholar-in-residence, Kesher, community synagogue of Englewood and Tenafly Englewood, NJ
May 18, 2014 The Skirball Center for Adult Jewish Learning at Temple Emanu-El New York, NY
June 8, 2014 Visiting lecturer, the London School of Jewish Studies London, UK
July 4, 2014 Scholar-in-residence, Legacy Heritage Institute Jerusalem, Israel
August 12, 2014 Lecture at Great Neck Synagogue Great Neck Synagogue, NY
September 17, 2014 Teaching at Yeshivat Maharat, located in Drisha Institute New York, NY
September 19, 2014 Scholar-in-residence, Congregation Agudath Sholom Connecticut, US
November 16, 2014 Pardes Institute of Jewish Studies Jerusalem, Israel
November 18, 2014 London School of Jewish Studies London, UK
November 20, 2014 London School of Jewish Studies London, UK
November 21, 2014 Dunstan Road Synogague London, UK
November 22, 2014 Hampstead Area Partnership Minyan London, UK
November 22, 2014 London Partnership Minyan London, UK
November 23, 2014 Sephardic Center London, UK
November 23, 2014 South Hampstead Synogague London, UK
November 24, 2014 London School of Jewish Studies London, UK
2012 SPEAKING ENGAGEMENTS
Date / Time Location City / State
March 9-10, 2012 Conservative Synagogue Adath Israel of Riverdale (CSAIR), Shabbat Scholar-in-Residence Riverdale, NY
March 12, 2012 Conservative Synagogue Adath Israel of Riverdale (CSAIR) Riverdale, NY
March 15, 2012 Kohelet Yeshiva High School Merion Station, PA
March 17, 2012 Kesher Israel, Shabbat Scholar-in-Residence Washington, DC
March 18, 2012 Skirball Center for Adult Jewish Learning at Temple Emanu-El New York, NY
November 2-3 , 2012 Congregation Emek Beracha, Shabbat Scholar-in-Residence Palo Alto, CA
November 9-10 , 2012 Hebrew Institute of Riverdale, Shabbat Scholar-in-Residence Riverdale, NY
November 11 , 2012 Skirball Center for Adult Jewish Learning at Temple Emanu-El New York, NY
2011 SPEAKING ENGAGEMENTS
Date / Time Location City / State
January 28-29, 2011 Rosh Pina / DC Minyan, Shabbat Scholar-in-Residence Washington, DC
February 5, 2011 Taubman Foundation Symposia in Jewish Studies at the University of California Santa Barbara / Congregation B’nai B’rith Santa Barbara, CA
February 6, 2011 Taubman Foundation Live Author Program, Breakfast followed by talk and book signing Santa Barbara, CA
February 7, 2011 American Jewish University, Whizin Center for Continuing Education Los Angeles, CA
June 24-25, 2011 Davar Institute, Shabbat Scholar-in-Residence Teaneck, NJ
June 27, 2011 Yeshivat Chovevei Torah Rabbinical School, Yemei Iyun hosted at Ma’ayanot Yeshiva High School for Girls Teaneck, NJ
June 27, 2011 Mechon Hadar New York NY
July 9, 2011 Wexner Heritage SeminarMercaz Shimshon
(Note: This talk is not open to the public)
Jerusalem, Israel
November 20, 2011 Skirball Center for Adult Jewish Learning at Temple Emanu-El New York, NY
November 21, 2011 Drisha Institute of Jewish Studies New York, NY
November 22, 2011 Synagogue of the Suburban Torah Center
(Joint program with Congregation Etz Chaim)
Livingston, NJ
November 26, 2011 Private lecture Newton, MA
November 30, 2011 Gann Academy Waltham, MA
December 2-3, 2011 Maimonides School Kehillah, Shabbat Scholar-in-Residence Brookline, MA
December 3, 2011 Ma‘ayan Sharon, MA
December 4, 2011 Limmud Conference Boston, MA
December 4, 2011 Adams Street Synagogue Newton, MA
December 23-27, 2011 Limmud Conference Coventry, U.K.
2010 SPEAKING ENGAGEMENTS
Date / Time Location City / State
January 8-9, 2010 Kemp Mill Synagogue, Shabbat Scholar-in-Residence Silver Spring, MD
January 10, 2010 Ma‘ayan Boston, MA
January 15-16, 2010 Young Israel of Scarsdale, Shabbat Scholar-in-Residence Scarsdale, NY
January 17-18, 2010 Limmud Conference New York, NY
January 22, 2010 Young Israel Ohab Zedek of North Riverdale Riverdale, NY
January 23, 2010 Hebrew Institute of Riverdale Riverdale, NY
March 5-6, 2010 Kesher Israel, Shabbat Scholar-in-Residence Washington, DC
March 7, 2010 Limmud Conference Philadelphia, PA
March 9, 2010 Women’s Beit Midrash at Ohev Sholom – The National Synagogue Washington, DC
March 11, 2010 The Jewish Theological Seminary, Lunch and Learn New York, NY
March 12, 2010 Congregation Rinat Yisrael, Shabbat Scholar-in-Residence Teaneck, NJ
March 13-14, 2010 JOFA Conference New York, NY
March 16, 2010 Congregation Ansche Chesed New York, NY
April 9-10, 2010 Congregation Ahavath Torah, Shabbat Scholar-in-Residence Englewood, NJ
April 30 – May 1, 2010 Congregation Beth Israel, Shabbat Scholar-in-Residence Berkeley, CA
May 2, 2010 Afikomen Judaica Berkeley, CA
May 3, 2010 Graduate Theological Union, Center for Jewish Studies Berkeley, CA
May 4, 2010 UC Berkeley Hillel Berkeley, CA
May 8, 2010 Congregation B’nai David-Judea, Shabbat Scholar-in-Residence Los Angeles, CA
May 8, 2010 Young Israel of North Beverly Hills, Shabbat Scholar-in-Residence Beverly Hills, CA
May 9, 2010 Wexner Heritage Graduates of San Diego San Diego, CA
May 15, 2010 Congregation Netivot Shalom, Shabbat Scholar-in-Residence Teaneck, NJ
May 16, 2010 Skirball Center for Adult Jewish Learning at Temple Emanu-El New York, NY
October 29-30, 2010 Toronto Partnership Minyan, Shabbat scholar-in-residence Toronto, Canada
October 31, 2010 Skirball Center for Adult Jewish Learning at Temple Emanu-El New York, NY
November 3, 2010 Mechon Hadar New York NY
November 3, 2010 Union Temple Brooklyn NY
November 4, 2010 Yeshivat Chovevei Torah Rabbinical School, Lunch-and-Learn Riverdale, NY
November 5-7, 2010 Kesher Israel Congregation and The Harrisburg JCC, Shabbat Scholar-in-Residence, and Sunday Program Harrisburg, PA
November 8, 2010 University of Maryland Hillel Balitmore, MD
November 9, 2010 Women’s Beit Midrash at Ohev Sholom – The National Synagogue Washington, DC
November 11, 2010 Drisha Institute of Jewish Studies New York, NY
November 12-13, 2010 Germantown Jewish Center, Shabbat Scholar-in-Residence Philadelphia, PA
2009 SPEAKING ENGAGEMENTS
Date / Time Location City / State
October 30-31, 2009 Washington Square Minyan, Shabbat Scholar-in-Residence Brookline, MA
November 1, 2009 Hebrew College Newton Centre, MA
November 2, 2009 Law firm of Wolf, Greenfield and Sacks, Lunch Shiur Boston, MA
November 3, 2009 Harvard Hillel, in conjunction with Charles River Beit Midrash Cambridge, MA
November 5, 2009 Yeshivat Chovevei Torah Rabbinical School, Lunch-and-Learn New York, NY
November 5, 20098:00pm Drisha Institute of Jewish Studies New York, NY
November 6-7, 2009 Davar Institute, Shabbat Scholar-in-Residence Teaneck, NJ
November 10, 20097:30pm 92nd Street Y New York, NY
November 11, 2009 Mechon Hadar New York, NY
November 13-14, 2009 Congregation Shaarei Tefillah, Shabbat Scholar-in-Residence Newton Center, MA
December 5, 2009 Pardes Institute of Jewish Studies, Book Launch Jerusalem
December 11-12, 2009 Young Israel of Hillcrest, Shabbat Scholar-in-Residence Queens, NY
December 16, 2009 Union Temple Brooklyn, NY
December 17, 2009 SAR Academy Riverdale, NY
December 18-19, 2009 Lincoln Square Synagogue, Shabbat Scholar-in-Residence New York, NY
December 25-30, 2009 Limmud Conference U.K.