Scholar in Residence: Rabbi Jeffrey Weill
Visiting Scholar: Rabbi Jeffrey Weill, Ezra-Habonim, The Niles Township Jewish Congregation
Date: January 15th at 10:30am
Topic: “Strange Stories of Our Sages from Talmud and Midrash” – Rabbi Weill will tell stories of our sages of old acting strangely, struggling with their desires, being silly, and fighting demons.
About Rabbi Jeffrey Weill
Rabbi Jeffrey Weill has been the rabbi of Ezra Habonim, the Niles Township Jewish Congregation since July 2012. Rabbi Weill, a New Jersey native, earned a BA with honors in 1987 from Brandeis University. He graduated from American University Law School in 1993. Rabbi Weill received his rabbinic ordination from Hebrew Union College-Jewish Institute of Religion in 2007. Rabbi Weill is a member of the Chicago Board of Rabbis Executive Committee and of the President’s Council of Hebrew Union College-Jewish Institute of Religion. He loves being a rabbi, viewing every element of the rabbinate – teaching, preaching, service-leading, counseling – as opportunities to bring the depth and joy of Judaism to the world.