Announcement: Mayor Booker with R. Soloveichik

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The Role of Religion in Education and Public Life
Mayor Cory Booker
Rabbi Dr. Meir Soloveichik

You are cordially invited to an evening of conversation with Rabbi Dr. Meir Soloveichik and Mayor Cory Booker, Newark, N.J., on May 7th at 8pm, on the topic of “The Role of Religion in Education and Public Life.” During this event, Rabbi Dr. Meir Soloveichik, the Director of the Straus Center, will interview Mayor Booker about the role faith plays in his own life, and about his views on religion, politics, and public and private education. The event will take place in Yeshiva University’s Zysman Hall, in Lamport Auditorium, 2540 Amsterdam Avenue.

The event is free, and parking will be available.

Please RSVP here or here.

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About Gil Student

Rabbi Gil Student is the Publisher and Editor-in-Chief 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 serves on the Executive Committee of the Rabbinical Council of America. He also serves on the Editorial Boards of Jewish Action magazine, the Journal of Halacha and Contemporary Society and the Achieve Journal of Behavioral Health, Religion & Community, as well as the Board of OU Press. He has published five 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.

One comment

  1. MiMedinat HaYam

    will he be introduced by reb shmully? (his personal rav)

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