Breaking News Bar
updated: 4/19/2013 1:56 PM

Noted Rabbi Ed Feinstein to Explore the Power of Prayer at Glencoe's Aitz Hayim

Success - Article sent! close
David Brimm

Rabbi Ed Feinstein is senior rabbi of Valley Beth Shalom in Encino, California and an engaging lecturer and storyteller, will tackle the provocative theme of whether prayer really makes a difference in our lives. He will address this issue on the evening of April 26 at the Aitz Hayim Center for Jewish Living, in the Education Center at North Shore Congregation Israel, 1185 Sheridan Road, Glencoe The session begins at 6:30 p.m., followed by a dinner ($20 per person).

He will expand on the theme the following morning at 10:00 AM, which will be followed by a lunch.

Rabbi Feinstein serves on the faculty of the Ziegler Rabbinical School of the American Jewish University, the Wexner Heritage Program, the Shalom Hartman Institute in Jerusalem and lectures widely across the United States.

He is the author of three books. Tough Questions Jews Ask -- A Young Adult's Guide to Building a Jewish Life, (Jewish Lights, 2003), was chosen for the American Library Association's Top Ten Books on Religion for Young Readers and a finalist for the National Jewish Book Award. Jews and Judaism in the Twenty-First Century: Human Responsibility, the Presence of God and the Future of the Covenant (Jewish Lights, 2007) was also a finalist for the National Jewish Book Award. His latest book, Capturing the Moon (Behrman House, 2008) retells the best of classic and modern Jewish folktales.

For more information contact Aitz Hayim Center for Jewish Living on line at or call 847-835-3232.