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  • Friday, October 18 at 6pm – Mini-Children’s Shabbat Service
  • Friday, October 18 at6:30pm – Community Potluck dinner
  • Friday, October 18 at 8pm – Kabballat Shabbat service
  • Saturday, October 19 at 10am- Torah Study

About Oren Steinitz: Oren Z. Steinitz is a PhD candidate (ABD) at the University of Calgary’s Interdisciplinary Graduate Program. Oren is also working on his Rabbinic Ordination. (Religious Studies, Communications and Israel Studies) researching the attitude towards the “Other” in Jewish and Islamic legal websites. He holds a BA and MA in Middle East Studies from Ben Gurion University of the Negev, Beer Sheva, Israel. In addition he teaches at Mount Royal University, serves as the University of Calgary’s Jewish Chaplain and is involved in pluralistic Jewish education initiatives as well as interfaith work and dialogue. His fields of expertise include the history of Jewish-Muslim relations; modern Jewish fundamentalism; Jewish and Islamic Law; and the Jewish and Islamic online world.