Wednesday, May 10 | 7:00PM | Union Temple (17 Eastern Parkway)
Menachem Bombach: From Isolationism to Integration: new developments in the Israeli Haredi community that just might change Israeli society as we know it.
Menachem Bombach is a senior staff member at the Mandel School for Educational Leadership. He founded a preparatory program for Haredi students at the Hebrew University. Currently, he leads the Berdichev Hassidic community in Beitar Illit and is the head and founder of a Hassidic yeshiva for young men offering both Jewish and secular studies.
Thursday, May 25 | 7:00PM | Congregation Mount Sinai (250 Cadman Plaza W.)
Dr. Eilon Schwartz: Series Conclusion: Towards a New Vision for Israeli Society.
Dr. Eilon Schwartz is the CEO of Shaharit and the visionary behind its work across the communities of Israeli society. He was among the founders of the Heschel Center for Sustainability, where he served as director. In addition to his work at Shaharit, Eilon is a faculty member at the Melton Center for Jewish Education at Hebrew University where he teaches graduate courses in cultural criticism, social-environmental politics, and education.