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A Community Dinner Featuring Shearith Israel Member and Author, Scott Shay in Conversation with Rabbi Meir Soloveichik

Friday, November 9

Friday Evening, November 9 | Following Evening Services

Religion can be both inspiring and distressing. And many critiques of it are simultaneously compelling and dubious. In his new book, In Good Faith: Questioning Religion and Atheism, Scott Shay examines atheist arguments with a refreshing modern eye in this comprehensive look at our most fundamental questions about faith and reason.

Scott A. Shay has had a successful business career spanning Wall Street, private equity, venture capital, and banking. Throughout his life, he has also been a student of religion and how religion ought to apply to the world outside of the synagogue, church, or mosque, also authoring the best-selling title, Getting Our Groove Back: How to Energize American Jewry.

 

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Pricing:
Member Adult: $72
Non-Member Adult: $75
Child (under 12): $35

Sponsorship Opportunities:

$1000 | includes up to 10 adult meals

$250 | includes up to 2 adult meals

$180 | includes 1 adult meal

 

Note: Books can be ordered from Amazon.com or other vendors—if you have them shipped directly to the Synagogue and arrive before Thursday, November 8, Scott will inscribe the book to you prior to Shabbat and give it to you at the dinner.

 

Emma Lazaraus

Emma Lazarus is best known for her famous poem, “The New Colossus,” inscribed on the base of the Statue of Liberty. 

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The 'Pineapple' Rimonim

These bells adorned a Torah scroll at the consecration ceremony of the First Mill Street Synagogue in 1730.

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