Friday, Dec. 1 (7:30 pm, following dinner (6 pm) and services) Scholar-in-Residence Rabbi Chaim Weiner, the Director of Masorti Europe and of the European Masorti Bet Din, will speak on “The European Origins of Today’s Jewish Customs”
Saturday, Dec. 2 (during services), Rabbi Weiner will speak on “Building the Masorti (Conservative) Movement in Europe”; and over lunch (about 12:15 pm) on “The Jews of Portugal–History and Contemporary Challenges.” Shaarei Tikvah, 46 Fox Meadow Road, Scarsdale. Fri. Dinner $20 per adult and $10 per child. For reservations and information visit Shaareitikvah.org or call Robin at 914-472-2013 ext. 300.