Public Speaking and Scholar in Residence

When I am welcomed to speak to your orgainization or community, I aim to shed light on areas of Torah that are specifically relevant to you. I have a large collection of previous topics and lectures, but I always enjoy speaking to the heart of the community exploring new ideas. 

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Areas of Specialization

Tanach (Bible)


Halacha (Jewish Law)

Jewish Education


The Land and State of Israel

Contemporary Jewish and Israeli Issues

Israel’s Geopolitical Situation and the Israeli-Palestinian Conflict

Sample Lecture Titles

Am Levadad Yishkon – A Paradigm Shift for Orthodox Jewish Thinking

A Contemporary Perspective on “Atchalta D’geula”

Visions of Isaiah and Ezekiel – How Close are We?

The Bet HaMikdash and Us – Contemporary Relevance

Relating to The Temple Mount Today – Halakhic, Philosophical, and Practical Considerations

Yom HaAtzmaut and Yom Yerushalayim in Halacha and Hashkafa

Should Israel be a Democracy? – Torah Sources on Political Theory

Shemita and Yovel as Socio-Economic Policy

Possible Alternatives to the Two-State Solution

Torat HaAretz: Torah Insights Learned “On Location” in Israel (NOTE: this topic is ideal for a Saturday night melave malka or Sunday brunch, where it can be accompanied by a slide show and short videos)

Reflections on Several Decades of Women’s Torah Education – What Have we Accomplished, and Where are we Headed?

Women in the Public Sphere – Halacha, Tradition, and Innovation

A Tale of Two Cities – Hebron and Beersheva as Complementary Paradigms in the Book of Bereishit

Chronology and Sequence in the Book of Shmot – Two Rabbinic Views

Bet Shaul and Bet David: Conflicting Models of Leadership

Laws of Shabbat – Women’s Obligation in Kiddush and Havdallah

Halachic Boundaries of Eretz Yisrael

Tisha B’av – Eicha, Kinot and the Psychology of Mourning

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