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The Meaning of Memory: Reflections on Leading a Worthy Life

Tuesday, April 17, 8:00PM

Join us for a special Yom HaZikaron event, featuring a conversation between 

Rabbi Dr. Meir Soloveichik

Director of the Zahava and Moshael Straus Center 
for Torah and Western Thought

and

Dr. Leon Kass, 

author of Leading a Worthy Life: Finding Meaning in Modern Times

 

Tuesday, April 17 | 8-9 p.m.

Congregation Shearith Israel-The Spanish and Portuguese Synagogue 

2 West 70th Street

REGISTER HERE - The event is free, but registration is encouraged.

For more information, email strauscenter@yu.edu 
or call 212-960-5400 x6902

 

In partnership with YU’s Straus Center and American Enterprise Institute Council.

 

 

Revolutionary War Torah Scrolls

In 1776, several British soldiers desecrated two of Shearith Israel’s Torah scrolls.

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First Mill Street Synagogue

The little synagogue on Mill Street was the first structure designed and built to be a synagogue in continental North America. 

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