In 1979, Maxwell and Bobbie Burstein endowed an annual Scholar in Residence program to broaden Temple Israel’s educational program, recognizing the importance of knowledge to the continuity of the Jewish people. The lecture series brings outstanding Jewish scholarship to Temple Israel and the Greater Boston Jewish community. See the full 2018 program here.
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Qabbalat Shabbat – Burstein Scholar-In-Residence Antisemitism in America; Rebecca Hannah Samuels will chant Qiddush
November 30 @ 6:00 pm - 7:15 pm
After tweeting an excerpt from an editorial about the rise of fascist tendencies in the US, Jonathan Weisman, deputy Washington editor of The New York Times, found himself the target of the “alt-right.” He received a tidal wave of online hate, which forced him to face the startling state of American antisemitism.
Friday, November 30, 2018
6:00 p.m. Qabbalat Shabbat
Join us for our Qabbalat Shabbat service, featuring a presentation by Jonathan Weisman, author of (((Semitism))): Being Jewish in America in the Age of Trump. A festive oneg to follow.
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