Scholar In Residence

Kol Shofar joins with Congregation Rodef Sholom and the Osher Marin JCC to welcome Ron Wolfson as the Annual Marin Jewish Community Scholar in Residence. Spend a weekend of learning with the co-founder of Synagogue 3000 and author of Relational Judaism: Using the Power of Relationships to Transform the Jewish Community.

Schedule of Events

Friday, February 24

6:15 p.m.: Shabbat Services at Rodef Sholom (170 N. San Pedro Rd, San Rafael)

Topic: Envisioning the Relational Synagogue of the 21st Century

Saturday, February 25

9:15 a.m.: Shabbat Services at Kol Shofar

Topic: The Seven Questions You’re Asked in Heaven: A Spiritual Accounting of the Soul

Afternoon Session: To Be Announced

Sunday, February 26

9:00 a.m.: Lecture, coffee & bagels at Osher Marin JCC (200 N. San Pedro Rd, San Rafael)

Topic: Relational Judaism: An Interactive Workshop

Registration required to

Dr. Ron Wolfson
Dr. Ron Wolfson
is the Fingerhut Professor of Education in the Graduate Center for Jewish Education at the American Jewish University in Los Angeles.

Dr. Wolfson is a popular scholar-in-residence for synagogues and communities, speaking on a wide range of topics in Jewish life, a co-founder of Synagogue 3000, and a pioneer in the field of Jewish family education.

He is the author of Relational Judaism: Using the Power of Relationships to Transform the Jewish Community, The Spirituality of Welcoming: How to Transform Your Congregation into a Sacred Community, and his newest book  – The Best Boy in the United States of America: A Memoir of Blessings and Kisses (all Jewish Lights Publishing). He eats frozen yogurt just about every day.

Click here for more information on Dr. Wolfson.