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5th Annual Marin Jewish Community Scholar in Residence

February 24 - 26, 2017

Come learn with Dr. Ron Wolfson! Join us for a unique weekend filled with immersive, thought-provoking programs throughout Marin County. Part of the Marin Jewish Community Scholar in Residence Program, now in its 6th year.

Ron Wolfson
Ron Wolfson




5th Annual Marin Jewish Community
Scholar in Residence

RON WOLFSON
Fri-Sun, February 24-26, 2017


Congregation Rodef Sholom, Congregation Kol Shofar & the Osher Marin JCC

A unique weekend with outstanding programs rotating throughout Marin County! Visit each host venue and explore Marin’s Jewish community while learning with the co-founder of Synagogue 3000 and author of Relational Judaism: Using the Power of Relationships to Transform the Jewish Community.



WEEKEND PROGRAM SCHEDULE

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FRIDAY, FEBRUARY 24

Evening
6:15pm: Shabbat Services at Rodef Sholom, 170 N. San Pedro Road, San Rafael ​

Topic
- Envisioning the Relational Synagogue of the 21st Century

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SATURDAY, FEBRUARY 25
Morning & afternoon  
9:15am Shabbat Services at Kol Shofar, 215 Blackfield Drive, Tiburon

Topic - The Seven Questions You're Asked in Heaven: A Spiritual Accounting of the Soul

Afternoon session at Kol Shofar (time TBA)

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Morning  
9:00am-11:00am Lecture, coffee & bagels at Osher Marin JCC, 200 N. San Pedro Rd., San Rafael 

Topic - Relational Judaism: An Interactive Workshop

Registration requested: Email rsvp_cjp@marinjcc.org



MORE ON DR. RON WOLFSON

Dr. Ron Wolfson is the Fingerhut Professor of Education in the Graduate Center for Jewish Education at the American Jewish University in Los Angeles.  Dr. Wolfson is a popular scholar-in-residence for synagogues and communities, speaking on a wide range of topics in Jewish life, a co-founder of Synagogue 3000, and a pioneer in the field of Jewish family education. He is the author of Relational Judaism: Using the Power of Relationships to Transform the Jewish Community, The Spirituality of Welcoming: How to Transform Your Congregation into a Sacred Community, and his newest book  – The Best Boy in the United States of America: A Memoir of Blessings and Kisses (all Jewish Lights Publishing).  He eats frozen yogurt just about every day.

Website: Facebook.com/drronwolfson