Scholar in Residence Weekend
November 3-5, 2017
A&FE Scholar in Residence:
Rachel Fish, Ph.D., Associate Director,
Schusterman Center for Israel Studies at Brandeis University
Join us at events Friday evening through Sunday morning at the Adult and Family Education committee's inaugural Scholar in Residence Weekend.
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Friday Evening: Israel on Campus – only for high school and college students. Dr. Fish will lead this special program for high school and college students to help them prepare to respond to the discussions and debate about Israel they’ll encounter on the college campus.
Choose to join us just for the talk or also for Shabbat dinner and services (and consider joining us for a weekend of Israel programming.
Shabbat Morning: One Hundred Years Since Balfour - November 2, 2017 marks the 100 year anniversary of the Balfour Declaration, asserting the British government’s support for the establishment of a Jewish homeland. Dr. Fish will speak about the meaning of that historic event a century ago, and what it means for Israel and the Middle East today. Dr. Fish will introduce the topic during Shabbat morning services. Services will be followed by a festive Kiddush luncheon. Dr. Fish’s talk will begin after Kiddush, approximately 1:30 in the afternoon in the sanctuary. No charge, but please consider making a donation below.
Saturday Evening at 7:30 pm: Relax, nosh, sing and shmooze at our Israeli-style coffee house! Featuring a sing-along led by George Aronson and Israeli dancing led by Eric Pomerantz. No charge, but please consider making a donation below.
Sunday Morning: Israel on Campus – for all adults, including high school and college students and their parents. Dr. Fish’s final talk of the weekend will help us all understand the myths and reality about the contentious debate regarding Israel on the college campus, and how that debate fits within the larger geopolitical context. Breakfast begins at 10:00, talk begins at 10:30. $15 per person before October 30, $20 after that or at the door.
Scholar in Residence Weekend is sponsored by Adult & Family Education and Brotherhood. Please consider supporting this program using the sponsorship form on the right. Your donation helps to ensure we can bring outside speakers to the TI community. Donor names will be listed in an upcoming issue of the Luach.