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Scholar-in-Residence Tal Becker
November 20, 2018 , 8:00 am - 5:00 pm
Tal Becker, principal deputy legal advisor for the Israeli Ministry of Foreign Affairs and a senior member of the Israeli peace negotiating team, is welcomed as a scholar in residence at Congregation Sons of Israel. Becker will speak several times over Shabbat on such topics as the changing place of Israeli in American Jewish identity, a Jewish perspective on justice, and Jewish aspirations and Israeli reality.
Schedule: Friday, Dec. 7, 6 p.m. Kabbalat Shabbat services, 6:45 p.m. dinner [RSVP required; $25], 8 p.m. lecture-Saturday, Dec. 8, 9:10 a.m. Shabbat morning services with d’var Torah by Becker, followed by kiddush lunch, 1:15 p.m. lecture