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Scholar-in-Residence Jordan Gorfinkel

Friday, 28 February, 2020 3 Adar 5780

All Day for 2 Days

Jordan Gorfinkel is an American cartoonist who is the artist behind "Everything's Relative", a comic strip published weekly in major newspapers since 1996. Gorf is also a producer of videos, music, live events and multimedia entertainment of all kinds, and performs acappella songs with such Jewish musical groups as the "Beat'achon" and "Kol Zimra". For most of the 1990's, Jordan guided the Batman comics franchise at DC Comics. In January 2019, he worked with Israeli illustrator Erez Zadok to release the "Passover Haggadah Graphic Novel", published by Koren Books in Yerushalayim. As our Scholar-in-Residence, Jordan offers a Shabbat Sermon entitled "Everything I Learned About Passover I Learned from Batman", and a pre-Mincha Shiur entitled "Moses and Superman - What Superheroes Teach Us About Judaism, and What Judaism Teachs Us About Superheroes." On Sunday, March 1, join us for cartoon workshops led by Jordan in which participants create their own cartoons featuring Jewish themes! $18 per person - preregistration at required.

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