Rabbi Chaim Seidler-Feller

AUGUST 23-24


Friday, August 23, Shabbat Dinner and Discussion with Rabbi Chaim-Seidler Feller:  “‘Twas the Best of Times, ‘Twas the Worst of Times: Antisemitism, Israel and the Politics of Resentment “
following 6:30 pm service
@ CSH House (email for address)
Space is limited; RSVP required by Monday August 19.

Saturday, August 24 D’var Torah by Rabbi Chaim-Seidler Feller:  “The Religious Value of the Land of Israel”
during Shabbat morning service, beginning at 9:30 am
@ QMHR Social Hall, 2350 Montauk Hwy, Bridgehampton.
Open to all.

Saturday, August 24 Havdallah, Song and Study with Rabbi Seidler-Feller:  
“The Struggle Between a Zionism of Power and a Zionism of Values as a Window into Contemporary Israeli Politics”

7:00 pm @ CSH House (email for address)
Seudah Shelishit (the 3rd meal on Shabbat) will be served.

RSVP required by Monday August 19.


CHAIM SEIDLER-FELLER was the Executive Director of the Yitzhak Rabin Hillel Center for Jewish Life at UCLA for forty years. He is currently Director Emeritus and  also the director of the Hartman Fellowship for Campus Professionals. He was ordained in 1971 at Yeshiva University where he completed a Masters in Rabbinic Literature. Chaim is a lecturer in the Departments of Sociology and Near Eastern Languages and Cultures at UCLA and in the Department of Theological Studies at Loyola Marymount University. He is also a faculty member of the Shalom Hartman Institute for Advanced Jewish Studies in Jerusalem, and of the Wexner Heritage Foundation. He was a founding member of Americans for Peace Now.  The International Hillel Center has granted Chaim the Hillel Professional Recognition Award “for blending the love of Jewish tradition with the modern intellectual approach of the university.” Chaim was a rabbinic consultant to Barbra Streisand during the making of the film Yentl. He is married to Dr. Doreen Seidler-Feller, a clinical psychologist, and is the father of Shulie, a photo-journalist and Shaul, recently ordained and pursuing a doctorate in Jewish history at Yeshiva University.