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Tisha B'Ab Public Lecture

Rabbi Meir Soloveichik

Monday, July 31, 8:30PM

Following the reading of Eikha, Rabbi Soloveichik will deliver a lecture on the topic "Nebuchadnezzar and Hitler in Berlin: What Germany’s Most Famous Museum Teaches Us About Tisha B’ab"

 

Sponsored by Cindy Trop and Stuart Ellman in memory of Cindy’s mother, Yehudit Bat Beilah v’Avraham HaCohen.

 

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