Young Israel of Memphis welcomes Rabbi Allen Schwartz as Scholar-in-Residence.
Rabbi Schwartz has been the spiritual leader of Congregation Ohab Zedek in NYC since in 1988. He is an alumnus of Yeshiva College and received his Master of Arts Degree in Bible, Rabbinics and Halacha from Yeshiva University's Bernard Revel Graduate School, where he continues to work on his doctoral thesis on Rashi's methodology. Rabbi Schwartz was granted Smicha from the University's affiliated Rabbi Isaac Elchanan Theological Seminary. He currently holds the Raymond J. Greenwald Chair in Jewish Studies at Yeshiva University, where he has taught since 1983.
Rabbi Schwartz will be speaking at the following times:
Friday night : after Kabbalas Shabbos before Maariv
Saturday : after Shabbos morning services - approximately 11:00 a.m. ; Before Mincha - 6:20 p.m.; During Shalosh Seudos; Melava Malka - 9:00- 10:30 p.m.
Sunday : Breakfast and lecture after Shacharis at 8:45 a.m.
Sponsor: Young Israel of Memphis