Sunday, June 19, 2011

V’Ahavta L’Rayacha Kamocha

                                                         Week 7
                   V’Ahavta L’Rayacha Kamocha (IN OUR ACTIONS)  
                    Love your Fellow Jew as you Love Yourself

                                          FOCUS OF THE WEEK:
                Smile or be friendly to someone you might not have ordinarily have  interacted with.

                                          Rabbi Steven Pruzansky

     Rabbi Steven Pruzansky is the spiritual leader of Congregation Bnai Yeshurun, a synagogue consisting of nearly 600 families located in Teaneck, New Jersey, and one of the most vibrant centers of Orthodox Jewish life today. He has served since August 1994. Previously, Rabbi Pruzansky was for nine years the spiritual leader of Congregation Etz Chaim in Kew Gardens Hills, New York. While in New York, he served a two-year term as President of the Vaad Harabonim (Rabbinical Board) of Queens.Rabbi Pruzansky graduated from Columbia University in 1978 with a B.A. in history, and received a Juris Doctor degree from the Benjamin Cardozo School of Law in 1981. He practiced law for 13 years as a general practitioner and litigator in New York City until assuming his current pulpit. Rabbi Pruzansky studied in yeshivot in Israel and the United States, and was ordained at Yeshiva Bnei Torah of Far Rockaway, New York under the guidance of Rabbi Yisrael Chait, shlit”a. He resides in Teaneck with his wife Karen, a speech-language pathologist, and is the proud father of four married children and eight grandchildren.
See more about R' Pruzansky as well as read thought provoking articles by the rav, on his blog,

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