- Spiritual Practice
Minyan & Torah Study with Guest Teacher Rabbi Katzew (Hybrid)
- Saturday, January 6, 2024
- 10:00 AM to 11:00 AM
- Join us online
Join us for minyan, followed by Torah study when we will explore the weekly Torah portion together with a member of our clergy. We welcome special guest teacher for Torah study, Rabbi Dr. Jan Katzew of the Hebrew Union College-Jewish Institute of Religion (read more about Rabbi Katzew below).
Registration: This event is available in person and on Zoom. No registration is required to join us in person; to join us on Zoom, please click the purple registration bar above. Once you have registered, your unique access link will be emailed to you.
Rabbi Jan Katzew, Phd
Rabbi Katzew, PhD is Associate Professor Emeritus of Jewish Thought and Education and Senior Educator of the EMA Program at HUC-JIR, where he had been ordained in 1983. After serving for six years as rabbi/educator at The Community Synagogue in Port Washington, NY, Jan became a Jerusalem Fellow and earned a doctorate at the Hebrew University in Jewish Thought and Education. For fifteen years Jan led a team of educators at the Union for Reform Judaism that was responsible for designing, developing, and implementing curricular resources for early childhood centers, congregational schools, day schools and adult learning communities throughout the world. Since its inception in 2008, Jan has been a senior consultant to the iCenter for Israel Education, mentoring students from multiple graduate schools and seminaries to become Israel educators, a task made even more important after October 7, 2023. Jan is the author of popular and scholarly articles in multiple fields that include Interfaith dialogue, Mussar, Medieval Hebrew Poetry, Israel Education, Moral Development, and educational philosophy and practice. Jan’s spouse is Cantor Alane Katzew, and together they are the parents of two children and three grandchildren, who enrich their lives beyond measure.