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Connie Birnbaum Memorial Lecture Featuring the OU's Rabbi Steven Weil

On Thursday, March 18 at 7:30 pm (doors open at 7:00), the Jewish community of Greater Boston will have its first opportunity to officially meet Rabbi Steven Weil. The speaker for the 2010 Connie Spear Birnbaum Memorial Lecture, to be held at Congregation Beth El-Atereth Israel in Newton, Rabbi Weil's topic will be "After the Crash: The Challenge of Rebuilding an American Jewry As a True 'Light Unto the Nations'".

Rabbi Steven Weil is the newly-installed Executive Vice President of the Orthodox Union, effective July 1, 2009. Rabbi Weil comes to the OU from his position as Senior Rabbi of Beth Jacob Congregation of Beverly Hills, which is the largest Orthodox congregation outside the metropolitan New York area. Rabbi Weil became involved in building relationships with community leaders and was devoted to many communal activities in Los Angeles. He was invited by then President Bush and Vice President Cheney to deliver the invocation for the Presidentís 2004 National Campaign Dinner.

We are proud that Rabbi Weil has agreed to come to Boston for the Birnbaum Lecture. The program is free and open to the public. To become a Birnbaum Lecture sponsor, please choose the Paypal Link:

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