30 2021

Elm City Kallah with Rabbi Ethan Tucker

1:00PM - 2:30PM  

Congregation Beth El–Keser Israel (BEKI) 85 Harrison Street
New Haven, CT 06515-1724
203-389-2108 office@beki.org

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Rabbi Ethan Tucker, who was selected by The Jewish Week in 2009 as one of thirty-six young Jewish innovators, activists and visionaries in New York, “36 Under 36,” is this year's Elm City Kallah scholar in residence. Tucker, a co-founder of Kehilat Hadar, an independent prayer community in New York’s Upper West Side, now is President and Rosh Yeshiva at an observant, egalitarian yeshiva, also called Hadar. Tucker is known for his ability to transcend the affiliation boundaries of Judaism. After his B.A. from Harvard College, Tucker studied at Yeshivat Ma'ale Gilboa in Israel, was ordained by the Chief Rabbinate of Israel, and earned a Ph.D. from the Jewish Theological Seminary.

New Haven people know him as the son of Hadassah Lieberman and Rabbi Gordon Tucker and the stepson of former U.S. Senator Joe Lieberman.

Rabbi Tucker will speak at BEKI after Shabbat morning services and kiddush lunch. His topic will be Navigating Relationships in a World of Difference: How do we proceed when aspects of our Jewish observance create discomfort with family members and friends?