Scholar In Residence

Date: March 3 - 5, 2017

Location: West End Synagogue
3810 West End Ave.
Nashville, TN 37205


Please join us March 3-4 for our 2017 Scholar in Residence Shabbat Program

With Visiting Scholar, Judy Klitsner Senior Educator at the Pardes Institute of Jewish Studies in Jerusalem

Friday night, March 3:  The Tent, The Field and the Battlefield: Upheavals in the Roles and Fortunes of Biblical Women  Saturday, March 4   Dvar Torah:  The Turbulent Waters of Noach and Jonah: How Similar Stories Say Opposite Things about the Human Soul.” Shabbat Afternoon Session:  Blurring the Lines Between the Holy and the Profane:  Abusive Leadership from the Pages of the Bible to the Pages of Today’s Newspapers

Shabbat dinner $18/adult; $8/children 3-11/NC for children under 3. Please RSVP to the office at

Saturday Evening for WES Benefactors  Topic: “Would You Murder and Also Inherit?” A Biblical Story of Crimes, Misdemeanors, and Other Addictions “Benefactors are members who have increased their dues over and above standard to sustain and support the Synagogue on an annual basis. If you are interested in becoming a Benefactor, please contact Marcia Stewart at

Babysitting available upon request by 2/26/17

Judy is a disciple of the great Torah teacher, Nechama Leibowitz and we are very excited to have her.  Her topics are timely and thought provoking!  You will not want to miss out!

The Annual WES Scholar in Residence Program is funded by grants from the Jewish Federation of Nashville and Middle Tennessee, the Albert and Evelyn Stein Adult Education Fund and The Max Levine Fund