PORAT, Beltway Vaad, and Maayan Chadash present:

Institutionalized Religion and Inspired Innovation in the Desert: How do we navigate uncharted territory?

A Conversation with Rav Herzl Hefter

FOUNDER AND ROSH BEIT MIDRASH AT BEIT MIDRASH HAR’EL IN JERUSALEM

Sunday, July 9, 2017 – 10:30AM-12:30PM

At the Kemp Mill Rec Center, 120 Claybrook Drive, Silver Spring.

Lecture & Q&A. Refreshments will be served.

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Rabbi Herzl Hefter is the founder and Rosh Beit Midrash Har’el in memory of Belda Kaufman Lindenbaum, in Jerusalem. It is a beit midrash for advanced rabbinic studies for men and women. He is a graduate of Yeshiva University where he learned under the tutelage of Rabbi Yosef Dov Soloveichik זצ”ל, and received smikha from Rabbi Aharon Lichtenstein זצ”ל at Yeshivat Har Etzion where he studied for ten years. Rabbi Hefter taught Yoreh De’ah to the Kollel fellows at the Gruss Kollel of Yeshiva University and served as the head of the Bruria Scholars Program at Midreshet Lindenbaum. He also taught at Yeshivat Mekor Chaim in Moscow and served as Rosh Kollel of the first Torah MiZion Kollel in Cleveland, Ohio. He has written numerous articles related to modernity and Hasidic thought. His divrei Torah and online shiurim can be accessed at www.har-el.org.

RSVPs requested, but not required.  Email: laycouncil@beltwayvaad.org.