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. Learn more about the 2018 program here.
Shabbat Services and Torah Study with Burstein Scholar-in-Residence Jonathan Weisman
December 1 @ 9:00 am - 11:00 am
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.
Join us as we learn from the research and personal experiences Jonathan Weisman shares in (((Semitism))).
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