Getting to Happiness, With and Without Faith - 92Y, New York

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Getting to Happiness, With and Without Faith

Evan Moffic and Emily Esfahani Smith with Rabbi Peter J. Rubinstein

Rabbi Rubinstein leads a discussion with Rabbi Evan Moffic, author of The Happiness Prayer: Ancient Jewish Wisdom for the Best Way to Live Today and Emily Esfahani Smith, author of The Power of Meaning: Crafting a Life that Matters about the pursuit of happiness — and whether faith and religious community is a critical component for it.

There will be a book signing following this event.

Evan Moffic

Evan Moffic leads Congregation Solel in suburban Chicago. A graduate of Stanford University, Rabbi Moffic was ordained as a rabbi in 2006.

Emily Esfahani Smith

Emily Esfahani Smith writes about culture, relationships and psychology for the Atlantic, New Criterion, New York Times, Wall Street Journal, Newsweek, Daily Beast and other publications.

Peter J. Rubinstein

Peter J. Rubinstein brings decades of experience as a congregational rabbi and as a leader in the Jewish and interfaith communities to his role as 92Y’s director of Jewish Community and the Bronfman Center for Jewish Life.