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Book Launch of “The Seventeenth Generation” – The Lifework of Rabbi Walter Jacob
July 10, 2018 , 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
title: Official Book Launch of “The Seventeenth Generation” – The Lifework of Rabbi Walter Jacob
description: On Tuesday, July 10 at Rodef Shalom, a celebration of the official book launch of “The Seventeenth Generation,” a book authored by Eric Lidji about the life’s work of Rabbi Walter Jacob. Born into a rabbinic lineage that encompasses hundreds of years in Europe, Dr. Jacob spent four decades as Rodef Shalom’s rabbi, and now Rabbi Emeritus and continues to be a Jewish scholar of international renown. He founded the Abraham Geiger College in Germany and ordained the first rabbis in the country since the end of WWII – his 17th Generation.
A program featuring a reading by Eric Lidji and remarks by Dr. Jacob will begin at 6 p.m. with a reception to follow . A cover of $36 includes a signed book. RSVP at www.rodefshalom.org/17gen
start time: 6:00 pm
end date: 2018-07-10
end time: 8:00 pm
all-day event: yes
recurring event: —
event address: Rodef Shalom
4905 Fifth Avenue
event organizer: Brian Larson for Rodef; Lynn Rubenson for the book
event website: http://www.rodefshalom.org/17gen
event cost: $36 includes signed book and reception