The Reform Jewish synagogues of Baltimore will hold the Hoffberger Foundation for Torah Studies Scholar-in-Residence Weekend April 20 to 22 with Rabbi David Ruderman of the University of Pennsylvania. Ruderman will present four lectures. His fourth and final lecture, “Debate: What Israel Stands For,” will discuss Zionist-thinkers Achad Ha-Am, Jacob Klatzkin and Louis Brandeis and their differing visions of a Jewish state. The event is presented by the Baltimore Hebrew Congregation Brotherhood group. To learn more, call 410-764-1587.