B’nai Israel’s Annual Ann Zukerman Scholar in Residence with Rabbi Tzvi Flaum

by | May 5, 2022 | What’s Happening

Thursday, May 19–Saturday, May 21

Rabbi Tzvi Flaum has been involved in women’s collegiate education for more than 50 years. He currently serves as the Dean of Religion at the Landers College of Touro in Manhattan, as well as a professor of the honors courses dealing with both Judaic Studies and Medical Ethics. After retiring from the world-famous Congregation Kneseth Israel, he founded The Torah Studies Network, which offers shiurim for hundreds of members of the Jewish community of the Five Towns each week. Rabbi Flaum has also served as chairman of the Vaad HaRabonim of Far Rockaway and Lawrence and as a medical ethicist, is an expert and Posek regarding difficult issues concerning the creation of human life and the treatment of terminally ill patients. Rabbi Flaum teaches seminary courses at the newly established Nachas Art Academy and Seminary founded with his wife, Rebbetzin Naomi N. Herzberg-Flaum.

All events will take place at B’nai Israel, with classes open to men and women. The schedule is subject to change.


Thursday, May 19

Lag B’omer:
The Eternal Optimism
of Rebbe Akiva
, 8:15 pm

Light refreshments.

Friday, May 20

Kabbolas Shabbos
Words of Inspiration,7 pm

Saturday, May 21

Shabbos Shacharis, 8:45 am

Sermon followed by Kiddush,
1:00 am

The Mitzvah of Yishuv Eretz Yisroel

Shabbos Afternoon, 5:00 pm

Q&A following class
and at sholosh seudos

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