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Monday, April 2, 2001

The Contribution of
Chief Rabbi Benzion Hai Uzziel
to the Building of the State of Israel

Rabbi Marc Angel
of Congregation Shearith Israel
A lecture exploring the history and significance 
of Chief Rabbi Benzion Hai Uzziel's contribution 
to the building of the state of Israel.

Wednesday, May 2, 2001  7 pm
Hebrew Union College-Jewish Institute of Religion
Brookdale Center
One West 4th Street, New York
(between Broadway and Mercer Street)

Rabbi Angel is the Rabbi at Congregation Shearith Israel, the historic Spanish and Portugese Synagogue of New York. Active in Jewish communal organizations, Rabbi Angel is the founder and Honorary President of Sephardic House and past-President of the Rabbinical Council of America. Rabbi Angle has authored and edited 19 books., including The Orphaned Adult: Confronting the Death of a Parent, which won the 1988 Jewish Book Award for Jewish thought, Voices in Exile: A Study in Sephardic Intellectual History, and The Grand Religious Worldview of Rabbi Benzion Uziel. Rabbi Angel's lecture is made possible through the generous support of the Maurice Amado Foundation.

For more information, call 212-824-2293.




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