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RabbiDavidWolpeThe Shaarey Zedek is pleased to welcome Rabbi David Wolpe as a special Scholar-in-Residence December 3 to 5, 2015.

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About Rabbi David Wolpe
Named the most influential Rabbi in America by Newsweek Magazine and one of the 50 most influential Jews in the world by the Jerusalem Post, David Wolpe is the Rabbi of Sinai Temple in Los Angeles. He previously taught at the Jewish Theological Seminary of America in New York, the American Jewish University in Los Angeles, Hunter College, and UCLA. Rabbi Wolpe’s work has been profiled in the New York Times, and he is a columnist for, he regularly writes for many publications, including The LA Times, the Washington Post’s On Faith website, The Huffington Post, and the New York Jewish Week. He has been on television numerous times, including the Today Show, Face the Nation, ABC this Morning, and CBS This Morning. In addition Rabbi Wolpe has been featured in series on PBS, A&E, the History Channel, and the Discovery channel.

Rabbi Wolpe is the author of eight books, which include:

•    Why Faith Matters
•    David, the Divided Heart
    •    Making Loss Matter: Creating Meaning in Difficult Times

    •    Teaching Your Children About God
    •    Healer of Shattered Hearts
    •    Why Be Jewish?
    •    In Speech in Silence
    •    Etz Chayim Study Companion

 He is also the recipient of a number of honours and awards which include:
    •    Named for Voices on the Jewish 100
          (The Algemeiner, 2013)

    •    Named one of the fifty most influential Jews  in the world             
    (Jerusalem Post, 2012)

•    Named the number one Rabbi in America
    (Newsweek 2012)

•    Offered the benediction at the
    Democratic Convention (2012)

•    Named one of the fifty most important Rabbis in America     
    (Newsweek, 2007, 2008, 2009)

•    Named one of the one hundred most
    influential Angelinos
    (Los Angeles Magazine, 2006)

•    Named one of one hundred most influential  Jews  in the United States (Forward, 2003)

    •     Winner of the Human Spirit award from the Wellness Community

    •    Winner of a Simon Rockower award for Jewish Journalism (2009)

    •    Award for excellence in single commentary by the American Jewish Press Association (2005)

   Join us in greeting and learning from Rabbi Wolpe at Shaarey Zedek December 3 to 5, 2015 – this is an opportunity not to be missed.

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