CONGREGATION OSTT OF OLNEY AND THE FRIEDMAN KOLLEL OF METROPOLITAN WASHINGTON
A Scholar-in-Residence Shabbaton with
Rabbi Dovid Heber
Shabbos Parshas Vayechi, January 6-7, 2012
Friday before Kabalat Shabbat (approx. 5:10) Prayer; Offsetting the Muslim and Christian challenge
Friday night Communal Oneg at the Rappaports 8:00 pm (18681 Q. Elizabeth Dr) Modern technology and the impact on the laws of Brachot
Shabbas morning Sermon following Mussaf
Shabbas afternoon class 3:55 pm Kosher and Shabbat Guidelines for Medicine
Shalosh Seudot Friends or Family; Story of Hashgacha Pratis
Communal Melave Malka at the Chanskys home 7:45 pm (18721 Thornberry Lane) When to pray when there is no day and how to observe Shabbas in the Arctic region and when crossing the International Date Line.
About Rabbi Dovid Heber:
A native of St. Louis, MO., Rabbi Dovid Heber attended Yeshiva in Telshe-Chicago and then Ner Israel Rabbinical College, where he received his rabbinical ordination. Rabbi Heber also holds a Master’s degree in Computer Science from the Johns Hopkins University.
Rabbi Heber is the Rav of Khal Ahavas Yisroel Tzemach Tzedek in Baltimore and is a Kashrus Administrator at Star-K where he serves as Director of the Computer Department, consultant on medical issues, and editor of the annual Passover Guide. Rabbi Heber has been an educator in woman’s seminaries (including Maalot Baltimore), schools, and colleges for over 15 years. He also gives astronomy classes at Ner Israel and is the author of “Sefer Shaarei Zmanim” a complex book on Jewish law in Astronomy, Time, and the Jewish calendar.
OSTT Rabbi Heber Shabbaton 1-7-2012 [PDF]