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January 29, 2016  RSS feed
Culture

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Speech by ‘Hassidic Dr. Ruth’ to mark decade of service by local rabbi and rebbetzin


Rabbi Manis Friedman Rabbi Manis Friedman In celebration of a decade of service to the Jewish community in Pinellas County by Rabbi Levi and Rebbetzin Miriam Hodokov, Chabad of Clearwater will host Rabbi Manis Friedman, well known author and relationships expert who is sometimes referred to as the Hassidic Dr. Ruth.

Rabbi Friedman will speak on “Putting the Wow Into Relationships and Keeping It There,” at the event on Thursday, Feb. 25 at 7 p.m. at the Tabacinic Chabad Center, 2280 Belleair Road, Clearwater.

Rabbi Friedman, who will be making his first trip to Pinellas County, is an author, counselor, lecturer, movie producer and philosopher, using ancient wisdom and modern wit to captivate audiences. He hosts his own critically acclaimed cable television series, Torah Forum with Manis Friedman, syndicated throughout North America. More than 150,000 copies of his CDs and Mp3s, both audio and video, have been sold.

His first book, Doesn’t Anyone Blush Anymore, is in its fourth printing and he has been featured on more than 200 print articles and interviewed in numerous radio and television programs.

In an effort to empower women in Judaism, he founded the world’s first yeshiva exclusively for women, Bais Chana Institute of Jewish Studies in Minnesota, where he continues to serve as dean.

His most recent film: The Lost Key to Intimacy was voted the winner of the Best Documentary at the Houston International Film Festival in 2015. Rabbi Friedman is a noted Biblical scholar, recognized for his grasp of Jewish mysticism. Married for 45 years to his wife, Chana, Rabbi Friedman is a father of 14 children ages 27-45.

“As members of the community already know, we try to get the best out there for our annual lectures” said Rabbi Levi Hodakov. “For years, we have had our eye on Rabbi Friedman. Now, thanks to a partial grant from Mikvah USA, this will be a reality.”

The cost to attend is $10 per person. RSVP online to www.JewishClearwater.com or call: (727) 265-2770.


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