Renewing Our Spirit 2016

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Program Date(s): 
4:15 PM Saturday Nov 5, 2016
4:30 AM to 8:30 AM Sunday Nov 6, 2016
Leaders & Speakers: 
Rabbi Dr. Haskel Lookstein,
Shuli Taubes,
Ari Gordon,
Rabbi Dr. Adam S Ferziger,
Rabbi Ephraim Mirvis,
Daniel Friedmann

Fifteenth Annual Conference

Renewing Our Spirit 2016  

Shaarei Shomayim Congregation,
470 Glencairn Avenue, Toronto

Saturday Night, November 5, 8:15 pm:

The Evolution of Orthodoxy

Introductory Remarks: Rabbi Ephraim Mirvis

Professor Adam Ferziger, Rabbi Haskel Lookstein, Shuli Taubes

Moderator: Dr. Elliott Malamet

Sunday, November 6


Muhammad and Midrash:  Jewish-Muslim Relations at the Birth of Islam
Ari Gordon


Justice Before Law: Tzedek and Mishpat in Sefer Bereshit
Shuli Taubes


Is There a Blueprint for the Universe? The Origins of the Universe and Life
Daniel Friedmann


The Lookstein Legacy
Rabbi Haskel Lookstein in Conversation with Dr. Elliott Malamet


Beyond Bais Yaakov: The Silent Revolution Of Haredi Women
Dr. Adam Ferziger


Reconciling Genesis and Science on the Appearance of Humans
Daniel Friedmann


Between East and West: Israeli Religious Zionism and American Modern Orthodoxy
Dr. Adam Ferziger


Nitzchuni Banai: Rendering Halachic Decisions with a Human Perspective
Rabbi Haskel Lookstein 


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Refreshments will be served