Shabbat Friday Dinner Reservation August 17th with Rabbi Nehemia Polen


Nehemia Polen, professor of Jewish thought, director of the Hasidic Text Institute at Boston’s Hebrew College, and an ordained rabbi, is the author of The Holy Fire: The Teachings of Rabbi Kalonymus Shapira, the Rebbe of the Warsaw Ghetto. He is a contributing commentator to My Peoples Prayer Book, a multivolume Siddur incorporating diverse perspectives on the liturgy. A recipient of the National Jewish Book Award, Nehemia has studied with and served as a teaching fellow for Elie Wiesel and was a visiting scholar at the Hebrew University in Jerusalem. His most recent work, written with Rabbi Lawrence Kushner, is Filling Words with Light: Hasidic and Mystical Reflections on Jewish Prayer.

Members $40 and Non-members $50 with a $5 discount if reserved before Wednesday, August 15th


The Carlebach Shul strives to provide a beautiful experience for everyone participating in our Shabbat dinners. These dinners provide a unique opportunity for both members and visitors to celebrate Yom Tov together in a lively and inviting setting. Attendees can expect delicious, homemade food, lots of singing and inspiring words of Torah from the world-renown scholars-in-residence who join us for these dinners.

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