9/11 Beth Din Program
On Sunday evening, September 11th, 2011, the Beth Din of America will be co-hosting a program at The Jewish Center (131 West 86th Street) as part of its communal remembrance of the terrorist attacks on the World Trade Center and on the occasion of the recent publication of Michael J. Broyde, ed., Contending with Catastrophe: Jewish Perspectives on September 11th (New York: Beth Din of America Press and K’hal Publishing, 2011).
The program (to start at 8pm) will be introduced by Rabbi Yosie Levine and Rabbi Ariel Rackovsky, and Cantor Chaim Dovid Berson will recite the Kel Malei memorial prayer for the victims of September 11th.
Rabbi Yona Reiss will deliver remarks on: “A Personal Retrospective: Halachic and Philosophical Reflections on 9/11.” There is no attendance fee to this program, but registration is required; sign up here.
Copies of Contending with Catastrophe: Jewish Perspectives on September 11th will be available for purchase on Sunday night at The Jewish Center.
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