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The Vilna Gaon - His Life and Works

The Vilna Gaon was one of the most influential Jewish scholars of the 18th century.  His scholarly genius, combined with his exceptional piety, was legendary.  He is seen as the father of the Lithuanian approach to Torah. This lecture will delve into his personal life, his major works, his opposition to the newly founded Chassidic movement, and his ongoing contribution to the Jewish nation.  

Tue, October 24 2017 4 Cheshvan 5778