A Shabbat Experience with Scholar in Residence Rabbi Yale Butler

You've worked hard all week, let us prepare for you a delicious Shabbat dinner while you enjoy a memorable experience with friends and community.

This weekend enjoy an insightful Shabbat experience with scholar in Residence Rabbi Yale Butler. Delicious Shabbat cuisine will be accompanied by invigorating lectures and discussions.

The main event is Friday evening and will include a happy hour, Kabbalat Shabbat service followed by Shabbat dinner.

Rabbi Butler will also be lecturing Shabbat lunch and Saturday evening. Please see complete list of times and lectures below.

We hope you can join us this weekend.

Looking forward to welcoming you!

Your hosts,

Rabbi Benjy & Leah Brackman

  Friday evening program June 24

shbbat dinner.jpgHappy Hour 6:00 pm

Kabbalat Shabbat 6:45 pm

Buffet Shabbat Dinner and lecture 7:15 pm

Lecture Topics

· I Was a Russian Spy! A personal account of clandestine activity in Russia for Soviet Jewry

· Secret Agent; How I got China to stop helping terrorists in Israel and more Reminiscences of two decades in Journalism

  Shabbat Morning Program Saturday June 25
Morning Services 9:30 am

Torah Reading 10:30 am

Shabbat Lunch and Lecture 12:15 pm -2: pmcholent.jpg

Lecture Topics

  • Was it Worth it? Reflections on being a parent. Rabbi Butler’s daughter was born with a Jewish genetic disease
  Shabbat Afternoon Program - Saturday June 25

6: PM Mincha afternoon service

6:30 pm Sushi dinner and lecture

Lecture Topic

  • Stump the Rabbi. Kashruth on the firing line.

Friday evening program adult $15 - children $8 - family $40

Shabbat afternoon program adult $10 - children $5

Entire Shabbat program adult $36 - Children $15 - family $54

Shabbat lunch no cost to attend RSVP’s appreciated

  About Rabbi Yale Butler

IMG_9550.JPGA graduate of Yeshiva University with a major in psychology and Hebrew, Rabbi Yale Butler also attended its Ferkauf Graduate School of Education and its affiliated REITS Seminary. He is fluent in Hebrew and Yiddish and conversant in French, German and some Spanish.

An experienced and effective public speaker, a seasoned news professional, educator, clergyman and administrator, he has served in educational, journalistic and clerical positions in the United States and Canada. In those capacities, he honed his skills in areas of public relations and community organization.

For 18 years he edited and published Los Angeles' pioneer 100 year-old Jewish weekly, the B'nai B'rith Messenger, (named for L.A’s first Synagogue) where he wrote a weekly column and authored numerous articles and commentaries on communal, national and international affairs. In his capacity as a journalist, he has been to the White House nine times, met with numerous Presidents and Prime Ministers and traveled extensively in the US, to Israel, Europe, Turkey, Russia, China and Japan, meeting and interviewing civic and government leaders. He served as a consultant on American Jewry to Israel’s Ministry of Tourism.

He currently serves as Senior Vice President for Educational Advancement for a national educational non-profit, having served as Dean of Administration for a boutique college in New Jersey and as Director of Community Programming for two colleges of a major University System based in New York.

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