Upcoming Events

All upcoming events are free and open to the public, unless otherwise indicated.

Congregation T’chiyah Oak Park MI, Zoom Book Talk, August 10, 2020.

Milk and Honey Club at Wanaque Reserve Wanaque, NJ, Zoom Book Talk, August 16, 2020.


Past Events

Congregation B’nai Jacob Woodbridge, CT, Zoom Book Talk, July 1, 2020. RSVP here.

Beth Sholom Congregation Frederick, MD, Zoom Book Talk, June 7, 2020. RSVP here.

Beth Israel Center Madison, WI, Zoom Book Talk, June 1, 2020. Details here.

Kehillat Beth Israel Congregation Ottawa, Canada, Zoom Book Talk, May 27, 2020. RSVP here.

Jacksonville Jewish Center Jacksonville, FL, Zoom Book Talk, May 25, 2020. Details here.

Congregations Sons of Israel Nyack, NY, Zoom Book Talk, May 24, 2020.

Congregation B’nei Torah Sandy Springs, GA, Zoom Book Talk, May 21, 2020. RSVP here.

B’nai Shalom West Orange, NJ, Zoom Book Talk, May 18, 2020. Details here.

Chizuk Amuno Congregation Baltimore, MD, Zoom Book Talk, May 17, 2020. Details Here.

Congregation Torat El Oakhurst, NJ, Zoom Book Talk, May 14, 2020. Details here.

Congregation Agudath Israel Caldwell, NJ, Zoom Book Talk, May 13, 2020, 8-9pm. Details here.

Jewish Studies at Fordham University, Zoom Panel Discussion, “Orthodox Jews v. the State: Responses to COVID in US, UK & Israel,” May 13, 2020, 12-1:30pm. RSVP here.

Temple Beth El Springfield, MA, Zoom Book Talk, May 12, 2020. Details here.

B’nai Jeshurun Congregation Pepper Pike, OH, Zoom Book Talk, May 10, 2020. Details here.

Beth Jacob Congregation Mendota Heights, MN, Zoom Book Talk, May 7, 2020.

United Synagogue of Hoboken “What does Unorthodox get right about those who leave Hasidic communities?” Zoom talk, April 26, 2020, 11am-12pm. RSVP here.

CUNY Academy Book Talk (365 5th Ave, New York), March 25, 2020, 6-7:15pm. CUNY Graduate Center. (Postponed due to the Coronavirus)

Saint Francis College, (180 Remsen St., Brooklyn), Book Talk. March 19, 2020, 2:55-4:00. RSVP here. (Postponed due to the Coronavirus)

New York Society for Ethical Culture (2 W. 64th St.), Book Talk, Formerly Fundamentalist and the Amish Heritage Foundation, March 5, 2020, 6:30-7:45 pm.

Choice and Change: A Footsteps Convening, Panel Discussion, “Scholarship on the OTD Experience,” January 26, 2020, 3-4:30pm. Hunter College.

Edna Mahan Correctional Facility for Women, keynote address, high school and college graduation, October 8, 2019.

PLANewark and NJ Appleseed Public Interest Law Center, “Shifting Attitudes Towards Crime in Twentieth Century America,” In Search of the Just City, Incarceration: Rethinking and Reform, September 25, 2019.

Jewish Federation of Eastern Connecticut, Institute for Adult Jewish Education Forum, “Paths Into and Out of Orthodoxy,” January 6, 2019.

East Jersey State Prison,“The Promise of Educational Programs in Prison,” keynote address, high school graduation, September 21, 2016.

Drew University, “Not the End of the World: Lubavitch Messianism Today,” January 23, 2014.

United Synagogue of Hoboken, Introductory Remarks and Concluding Discussion for the film, “Fill the Void,” November 9, 2013.

Drew University, “Jewish Fundamentalism Today,” April 30, 2013.

United Synagogue of Hoboken, “An Insider’s Perspective on the Contemporary Lubavitch Movement,” February 8, 2012.

Stuyvesant High School,“Contemporary Hasidic Life,” Fall 2010.

New Jersey Jewish Film Festival, Introductory Remarks and Concluding Discussion for the films “Leap of Faith” and “Leaving the Fold,” November 7, 2010.