Announcement: Rabbi Rakeffet at the Great Synagogue

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Join Rabbi Aharon Rakeffet at the Great Synagogue in Jerusalem

“Am Hasefer” Program at The Jerusalem Great Synagogue featuring R. Aharon Rakeffet, Dr. Tovah Lichtenstein and R. Yosef Mendelowitz

Tuesday, September 20, 7:30 PM

The Israel launch of “From Washington Avenue to Washington Street” by Rabbi Dr. Aaron Rakeffet- Rothkoff. Published by Gefen and OU Press. Rabbi Rakeffet will speak about facets of the book and his experiences in the USA, Israel and the former Soviet Union. The program will be in English. Admission is free and the book will be on sale at a special price for those in attendance.

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About Gil Student

Rabbi Gil Student is the Editor of, a leading website on Orthodox Jewish scholarly subjects, and the Book Editor of the Orthodox Union’s Jewish Action magazine. He writes a popular column on issues of Jewish law and thought featured in newspapers and magazines, including The Jewish Link, The Jewish Echo and The Vues. In the past, he has served as the President of the small Jewish publisher Yashar Books and as the Managing Editor of OU Press. Rabbi Student currently is serving his third term on the Executive Committee of the Rabbinical Council of America and also serves as the Director of the Halacha Commission of the Rabbinical Alliance of America. He serves on the Editorial Board of Jewish Action magazineand the Board of OU Press. He has published four English books, the most recent titled Search Engine volume 2: Finding Meaning in Jewish Texts -- Jewish Leadership, and served as the American editor for Morasha Kehillat Yaakov: Essays in Honour of Chief Rabbi Lord Jonathan Sacks.

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  1. Could someone please upload a link of the recording of tonight’s event? Not sure if it will be on YUTorah.

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