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Rabbi David Ellenson at Tikkun Leil Shavuot at B'nai Jeshurun, New York City: May 18 at 10:30 p.m.

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Monday, May 3, 2010

Rabbi David Ellenson will participate in a dialogue on "The Jewish Future: What is Essential?" with Dr. Devora Steinmetz at B'nai Jeshurun's Tikkun Leil Shavuot on Tuesday, May 18 at 10:30 pm.  Their dialogue will follow services at 8:30 pm and a dialogue between Dr. Deborah Lipstadt and Jonathan Rosen at 9 pm.  Dr. Steinmetz is the founder of Beit Rabban and faculty member at Yeshivat Hadar.  B'nai Jeshurun is located at 257 West 88th Street (between Broadway and West End Avenue).

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