Scholar-in-Residence Event Planned for March

• Friday, March 8, 5:30 p.m. Temple Emanuel Tot Shabbat, 6 p.m., Shabbat dinner. Please RSVP for dinner/lunch online:, 7:30 p.m. Kabbalat Shabbat Service. Rabbi Uri Regev will speak on “The Challenge of Pluralism in Israel: Can Israel Be Truly Jewish and Democratic?”

•Saturday, March 9, 10 a.m. – Parashat PekudeiTorah Study with Rabbi Regev., 11:30 a.m. Dairy lunch, RSVP at, 12:30-2 p.m., “Kotel, Conversion, and Rabbinic Blacklists: What Are the Effects of the Latest Conflicts on Israel-Diaspora Relations?”

•Sunday, March 10, 10:15 –11:45 a.m. “Israel heading to the polls April 9: How will the elections impact Religious Freedom and Israel-US relations“

Rabbi Regev serves as the President and CEO of the educational and advocacy Israel-Diaspora partnership, “Freedom of Religion for Israel” and of its Israeli counterpart, “Hiddush—For Freedom of Religion and Equality.” A past President of the World Union for Progressive Judaism, Rabbi Regev served as founding chair, and later as executive director and legal counsel, of the Israel Religious Action Center (IRAC). This weekend is generously supported by an Anonymous TE Leave a Legacy Donor.

Temple Emanuel, 150 Derby Avenue, Orange

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