Shabbat Services with guest speaker, Rabbi Natan Margalit.
He will speak on, "The Power of Speech: Creating Connections or Breaking them Down?”
Natan Margalit was raised in Honolulu, Hawaii. He received rabbinic ordination at The Jerusalem Seminary in 1990 and earned a Ph.D. in Talmud from U.C. Berkeley in 2001.
He has taught at Bard College, the Reconstuctionist Rabbinical College and the Rabbinical School of Hebrew College.
Natan is Rabbi of The Greater Washington Coalition for Jewish Life, in Connecticut and Visiting Rabbi at Congregation Adas Yoshuron in Rockland, Maine.
He is Founder and President of Organic Torah Institute, a non-profit organization which fosters holistic thinking about Judaism, environment and society. (www.organictorah.org)
He lives in Newton, MA with his wife Ilana and their two sons. He is also the cousin of Shir Tikvah Bar Mitzvah, Zev Perkiss Breen.