Congregation Tifereth Israel

Scholar in Residence

January 21, 2022 - January 22, 2022    
All Day



Dara Horn is the award-winning author of six books, including the novels In the Image, The World to Come, All Other Nights, A Guide for the Perplexed, and Eternal Life, and the newly released essay collection People Love Dead Jews: Reports from a Haunted Present. She is the recipient of two National Jewish Book Awards, and her books have been selected as New York Times Notable Books. Horn received her doctorate in comparative literature from Harvard University, studying Yiddish and Hebrew. She has taught courses in these subjects at Sarah Lawrence College and Yeshiva University, and held the Gerald Weinstock Visiting Professorship in Jewish Studies at Harvard.



Friday Night Lecture | ~7:00 pm | Sanctuary & Livestream

Saturday Morning D’var Torah | ~11:30 am | Sanctuary & Livestream

Saturday Lecture After Services | ~12:30 pm (after services) | Sanctuary & Livestream

Saturday Evening Lecture | ~6:45 (after Havdalah) | Sanctuary & Livestream


Sponsorship Information

Suggested Donation – $36
Recognition as a sponsor in event handout

Supporter – $108
Suggested Donation Level + 2 Shabbat Boxed Lunches

Bronze – $180
Supporter Level + invitation to Saturday Evening Sponsors’ Reception

Silver – $360
Bronze Level + 1 signed copy of People Love Dead Jews

Gold – $540
Silver Level + 1 signed copy of Eternal Life

Platinum – $1,080
Gold Level + 4 Shabbat Box Lunches, and your name acknowledged live during event and in all event advertising