• July 13, 2024
  • 7 5784, Tammuz
  • פרשת חקת

The Seder 2023: Nirtzah

The Seder 2023: Nirtzah

Everyone loves Nirtzah! The last step of the Seder is an intriguing combination of serious and silly. What does “Nirtzah” mean, anyway? And what’s the deal with the goat? Join Rabbi Uri Cohen as he explores Nirtzah and its songs.

Access our full pre-Pesach Seder 2023 special program schedule HERE.

March 22, 2023 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
The Seder 2023: Nirtzah: The Seder 2023: Nirtzah

Rabbi Uri Cohen has been teaching at Midreshet Moriah since 2005. He learned at Yeshivat Shaalvim and Yeshivat Hamivtar, and received Semikhah from RIETS (YU) and Yeshivat Hamivtar. He also holds Masters degrees in Medieval Jewish History and Jewish Education from Yeshiva University. For two years, he was an ATID Fellow. Through Torah MiTzion, he and his wife Dr. Yocheved Engelberg Cohen served as the first members of the Syracuse Kollel, and later as the first couple of the Jewish Learning Initiative on Campus (JLIC) at Princeton University. They now live in Ramat Beit Shemesh. His eclectic lecture topics have included Talmudic Misogyny in Context, Harry Potter and the Value of Fantasy, Contemporary Orthodox Responses to Homosexuality, and How Not to Do Outreach.