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Israel: An Insider’s Look at the Current Situation
June 17 @ 12:30 pm - 1:30 pm
Join Temple Beth Zion of Buffalo, New York as we host Rabbi Josh Weinberg, Vice President of the Union for Reform Judaism and Executive Director of ARZA (Association of Reform Zionists of America) for an in-depth analysis and Q & A on the current situation in Israel.
Rabbi Josh Weinberg serves as the VP of the URJ for Israel and Reform Zionism and is the Executive Director of ARZA, the Association of Reform Zionists of America. He was ordained from the HUC-JIR Israeli Rabbinic Program in Jerusalem, and is currently living in New York. Josh previously served as the Director of the Israel program for the Reconstructionist Rabbinical College and as a faculty member of NFTY-EIE High School in Israel teaching Jewish History. Josh is a reserve officer in the IDF spokesperson’s unit, has hiked the Israel-trail, and came on Aliyah to Israel in 2003.
Originally from Chicago, Rabbi Weinberg has a B.A. from University of Wisconsin in Hebrew Literature, Political Science and International Relations, and an M.A. at the Hebrew University in Jewish Education.