Guest Speaker Rabbi Jonathan Rosenblatt of the Riverdale Jewish Center
Guest Speaker Rabbi Jonathan Rosenblatt of the Riverdale Jewish Center Wednesday, November 28, 2012 - 8:00pm to 9:30pm
Join us at the Bronfman Center for some lively discussion with Rabbi Jonathan Rosenblatt, the Rabbi of the Riverdale Jewish Center. Come with questions! Dessert will be served.
Rabbi Rosenblatt has been the Senior Rabbi of the Riverdale Jewish Center since 1985. A native of Baltimore, Rabbi Rosenblatt holds a BA and an MA from the Johns Hopkins University in Comparative Literature and a PhD from Columbia University in the field of Modern British Literature.Rabbi Rosenblatt studied in Israel at Yeshivat Har Etzion and was ordained by the Rabbi Isaac Elchanan Theological Seminary of Yeshiva University in 1982. Before coming to Riverdale, he served communities in Seagate, Brooklyn and Teaneck, New Jersey.Rabbi Rosenblatt has been active in a wide range of communal and charitable causes with a special interest in the needs of children. He is an alumnus of the UJA-Federation National Young Leadership Cabinet – the first Orthodox Rabbi toserve on it. He directs Spiritual Care at the newly opened Jack and Mollie Zicklin Jewish Hospice in Riverdale. He has lectured widely in the United States, the United Kingdom, South Africa, and Israel. Rabbi Rosenblatt has a special interest in the training and mentoring of young Rabbis. He is an instructor in the RIETS Rabbinic training program as well as in programs in Israel that train Rabbis for the Diaspora.