The Rabbi Michael B. Eisenstat MIniversity of Judaism presents its 2024 lineup of diverse and dynamic speakers. An eclectic range of subjects have been selected to pique your interest and imagination. We invite you to savor a stimulating adult educational experience that highlights Jewish culture, values, history, and more.
Held on Wednesdays between December 6, 2023 – March 20, 2024 in the Fran Mann Memorial Library (also available on ZOOM), and sponsored by the Jewish Federation of Sarasota-Manatee.
To register, visit www.longboatkeytemple.org/miniversity, or contact the Temple office at (941) 383-3428.
FREE for members of Temple Beth Israel, $10 per person, per lecture for non-member guests. Open to the community.
Location: Temple Beth Israel – 567 Bay Isles Road, Longboat Key, FL 34228
WEDNESDAY, JANUARY 24 | 2-3:30PM
Rabbi Michael Eisenstat Class One – January 24 Reconsidering the Issue of Capital Punishment Discussing the balance between “Cruel and Unusual Punishment”, and violent crime that threatens to destroy the concepts of a stable society.
Creator of the Rabbi Michael B. Eisenstat Miniversity of Judaism, Rabbi Eisenstat has served the Jewish community as an Air Force Chaplain during the Vietnam War and as a rabbi in Huntsville, Coral Gables, and Longboat Key. He is honored by Temple Beth Israel with the title Rabbi Emeritus. A member of the Rabbinic Cabinet of UJA, he participated as a volunteer on an army base through the Volunteers for Israel program.