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Monday, May 4
1 PM EDT COMPARING NOTES
Small group chaburos of RCA chaverim sharing experiences, questions, successes and frustrations
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3 PM EDT HAYINU KE-HOLMIM: GETTING PAST THE NIGHTMARE AND PREPARING FOR THE DREAM – Rav Dr. David Fox
Anticipating next steps as we return to our congregations and rabbinic routines
Tuesday, May 5
1 PM EDT CONNECTING DURING ISOLATION – Rav Dr. Avi Muschel Guidance for rabbis from a clinical psychologist
3 PM EDT FAITH IN A TIME OF PERSONAL AND COMMUNAL CRISIS: A TORAH PERSPECTIVE – Rav Dr. Michael Rosensweig
Wednesday, May 61 PM EDT COPING WITH THE CRISIS – Rav Dr. Jacob J. SchacterMrs. Shana Yocheved Schacter Coping with the current Crisis: As individuals and as rabbis. What we should be thinking about as we move forward
3 PM EDT ANTISEMITISM, COVID-19 AND ITS IMPLICATIONS FOR SYNAGOGUES – Aryeh Tuchman, Associate Director of Center on Extremism Alex Rosemberg, Deputy Director of the NY/NJ Region What we are seeing across the nation and globally in terms of antisemitism and COVID19? What are the implications for synagogues? Pus- a briefing on the situation in Rockland and Orange Counties (NY) and Ocean County (NJ).
Thursday, May 7
3 PM EDT RCA EXPRESSES GRATITUDE TO RAV HERSCHEL SCHACHTER SHIUR by RAV SCHACHTER
Topic to be announced
Monday, May 11
3 PM EDT RCA EXPRESSES GRATITUDE TO RAV MORDECHAI WILLIG SHIUR by RAV WILLIG
Topic to be announced
Rav Dr. David Fox is a forensic and clinical psychologist, Rav in Los Angeles, Dayan in batei din in Yerushalayim, and Director of Interventions & Community Education at Project Chai, the crisis intervention, trauma and bereavement department of Chai Lifeline.
Rav Dr. Avi Muschel is a clinical psychologist at the Yeshiva University Counseling Center and in private practice in Passaic and Monsey. He works with anxiety, depression, and specializes in relationships, including dating, engagement, and marriage. He also enjoys speaking and writing about topics relating to Torah and psychology.
Alex Rosemberg is Deputy Director of the ADLS’s NY/NJ Region.
Rav Herschel Schachter is Rosh Kollel in RIETS’s Marcos and Adina Katz Kollel and as Rosh Yeshiva holds the institution’s Nathan and Vivian Fink Distinguished Professorial Chair in Talmud. He is a rebbe and posek for many in the RCA.
Rav Dr. Jacob J. Schacter is Senior Scholar, YU Center For The Jewish Future and University Professor Of Jewish History And Jewish Thought. He is is on the Editorial Boards of Tradition, Jewish Action, BDD (Bechal Derachecha Da’ehu), and Jewish Educational Leadership.
Mrs. Shana Yocheved Schacter is a psychotherapist in private practice who treats individuals with anxiety and/or depression as well as those with relationship and work issues. She consults to Yeshiva University and the RCA on leadership training for Smicha students, Rabbis and Rebbetzins.
Aryeh Tuchman is Associate Director of Center on Extremism for the ADL.
Rav Mordechai Willig is a Rosh Yeshiva holding the Rabbi Dr. Sol Roth Professor of Talmud and Contemporary Halachah at RIETS and the Segan Av Beth Din of the Beth Din of America. He is a rebbe and posek for many in the RCA.
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