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Scholar-in-Residence Weekend

  • Chabad of Plano/Collin County is pleased to invite you to join us for an inspiring and uplifting weekend with Scholar-in-Residence Dr Binyomin Abrams, PHD.

    All Lectures and Shabbat Dinner will take place at the Lang Chabad Center. 

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  • Friday Night Shabbat Dinner and Lecture

  • Friday Night, January 18 | Services: 6:00pm • Full Course delicious Shabbat Dinner: 7:00pm

    TOPIC: Modern Perspectives on Science and Judaism

    There is no cost to for Shabbat Dinner but RSVP is required. 
    All are invited to attend. Childcare will be provided.

  • Fabrengen and Kiddush

  • Shabbat, January 19 | Services, Kiddush Lunch 
    Farbrengen during the kiddush.

    Topic:  "Beakers & Black Hats: A Scientist's Return to Observant Judaism"

    All are invited to attend. No charge and no RSVP necessary. 

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  • Sponsors Needed! We are looking for Dinner Sponsors like the Shabbat kiddushes, so there will be no charge to the attendees.

    The minimum cost of sponsoring the Scholar-in-Residence Dinner is $300.00. We are looking for four sponsors. You can sponsor the meal in honor of a special event, significant milestone or in honor / in memory of a person

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  • Bio:Binyomin_Abrams_Bio_Topics_Nissan5778.jpg Dr. Binyomin Abrams is an award winning educator  and experienced speaker, hailing from Boston, MA. He was born and raised in Montreal, Canada, where he attended a non-religious Jewish day school for his primary education. He obtained his MS and BS degrees in Chemistry from Rensselaer Polytechnic (RPI) in Troy, NY. His pursuit of Judaism and Jewish studies began while working on his PhD in Theoretical Physical Chemistry at New York University, where he managed to split his time and focus between his studies in Manhattan and in Crown Heights, Brooklyn.

    Dr. Abrams now lives in Boston with his wife and daughters, where he has maintained an impeccable teaching record at Boston University for over 10 years. He has published scholarly articles on his work in chemical education, and is known as a passionate innovator amongst his colleagues. In addition to teaching, he travels extensively to lecture on various topics, including being a Jewish professional, and the interplay of science and Judaism. Dr. Abrams’ lecture style combines wit and humor to help his students and audiences grapple and master even the most difficult and complex topics.

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