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Rabbi Max Wall Memorial lecture with Rabbi Steven Greenberg

March 22, 2023 @ 4:30 pm - 6:30 pm

This year’s Annual Rabbi Max B. Wall Lecture Series, hosting by Saint Michael’s College, will be held on Wednesday, March 22, 2023, at 4:30 p.m. in the Roy Room of the Dion Student Center.

For full details please see the St. Michael’s College event listing.

This year’s lecture will be given by Rabbi Steven Greenberg, the author and founding Director of Eshel, who will speak on A Decade of Conflict and Convergence: LGBTQ lives in Orthodox Jewish Contexts. 

This event is free and open to the public.

For more information contact 802-654-2216

About the Speaker

Steve is an Orthodox rabbi, ordained at Rabbi Isaac Elchanan Theological Seminary. Early in his career he served as a senior educator for the National Jewish Center for Learning and Leadership (CLAL), a think tank and training institute where he worked as an educator, curriculum writer, lecturer, and consultant on a wide variety of cutting edge projects on the ethics, environment, social justice and communal leadership.  Steve is the first openly gay Orthodox rabbi and a founder of the Jerusalem Open House, the Holy City’s GLBT community center.  In 2001 Steve appeared in the documentary, Trembling Before G-d, and joined with the filmmaker to create a worldwide outreach project conducting over 500 post-screening community dialogues all over the world.  In 2004 he finished a decade-long project, a book entitled, Wrestling with God and Men: Homosexuality in the Jewish Tradition, which explores biblical, rabbinic, medieval, and contemporary Jewish responses to same-sex relationships. (University of Wisconsin Press) for which he won the Koret Jewish Book Award for Philosophy and Thought. Rabbi Greenberg is presently the Founding Director of Eshel, a support, education, and advocacy organization for LGBT+ Orthodox Jews and their families.  He lives with his partner, Steven Goldstein, and their daughter, Amalia, in Boston.



March 22, 2023
4:30 pm - 6:30 pm
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