A Book Launch and Public Conversation

In honor of the publication of


Recalling the Covenant:

A Contemporary Commentary

on the Five Books of Moses

by Rabbi Moshe Shamah

(Ktav Publishing House, February 2012)



Rabbi Moshe Shamah,

Rabbi of Sephardic Synagogue

and founder of Sephardic Institute,



Samuel G. Freedman, New York Times columnist,

professor at Columbia University

and author of six acclaimed books, most recently of Who She Was: My Search for My Mother's Life (2005)

and Letters to a Young Journalist (2006)


Tuesday, December 13, 2011

7:00 p.m. to 9:00 p.m.

Congregation Shearith Israel

Central Park West and 70th Street


Moderated by Rabbi Hayyim Angel,

Rabbi of Congregation Shearith Israel and author,
most recently of Creating Space Between Peshat & Derash: A Collection of Studies on Tanakh (2011)


With an introduction by

Dr. Hakham Isaac Sassoon,

a founding faculty member and Segen Reish Metivta of the Institute of Traditional Judaism

and author, most recently of

The Status of Women in Jewish Tradition (2011)


Cocktails Preceding Program

Reception and Book Signing to Follow Program


To RSVP and for further information, please contact

Shira Dicker at