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Social Divisions & Politics In Israel Recap

On Sunday, January 28, the Achshav Yisrael committee of Beth Sholom presented Social Divisions & Politics In Israel with Professor Michael Shalev, a visiting professor and political scientist at UC Berkeley’s Institute for Jewish Law and Israel Studies. Professor Shalev explained that society in Israel is characterized by diversity, often superimposed on identity issues. How […] http://bethsholomsf.org/social-divisions-politics-in-israel-recap/ Continue Reading...

Social Divisions & Politics In Israel

Buy your tickets for our upcoming Achshav Yisrael program! “Social Divisions & Politics In Israel” will take place on Sunday, January 28, 2018, 3 – 5 p.m., in Koret hall. Achshav Yisrael presents Professor Michael Shalev, a visiting professor and political scientist at UC Berkeley’s Institute for Jewish Law and Israel Studies. He is also […] http://bethsholomsf.org/social-divisions-politics-in-israel/ Continue Reading...

Jewish State or State of the Jews?

Buy your tickets for our upcoming Achshav Yisrael program! “Jewish State or State of the Jews: The Role of the Conservative/Masorti Movement in the Israeli Religious & Cultural Leadership of the State” will take place on Saturday, November 11, 1 – 3 p.m., in the Sanctuary. The program will follow a community kiddush lunch (12 […] http://bethsholomsf.org/jewish-state-or-state-of-the-jews/ Continue Reading...

Learning About Israeli Economics & Poverty

This past Sunday afternoon, February 12, the Achshav Yisrael committee of CBS presented its ninth program, “Inequality & The Politics Of Inequality In Israel.” Just below, Achshav Yisrael committee member Eileen Auerbach provides a report and shares some photographs taken during the event. * * * * * Our speaker, Professor Michael Shalev, is a […] http://bethsholomsf.org/learning-about-israeli-economics-poverty/ Continue Reading...

Inequality & The Politics Of Inequality In Israel

Buy your tickets for our upcoming Achshav Yisrael program! “Inequality & The Politics Of Inequality In Israel” will take place on Sunday, February 12, 3:30 – 5:30 p.m., in Koret Hall. Join Achshav Yisrael and and Professor Michael Shalev to consider economic inequality in Israel. Professor Shalev is a visiting professor and political scientist at […] http://bethsholomsf.org/inequality-the-politics-of-inequality-in-israel/ Continue Reading...

E.M. Weitz Breakfast Club — June 19

Professor Martin Kupiec (Tel Aviv University), who is currently on sabbatical at UC Berkeley, will present to Ernest M. Weitz Breakfast Club attendees on Sunday, June 19, at 9 a.m. The title of Dr. Kupiec’s talk is “Coffee or beer? The choice could effect your genome.” Coffee picks you up, and beer winds you down. […] http://bethsholomsf.org/e-m-weitz-breakfast-club-june-19/ Continue Reading...

“Understanding Israeli Society”

Buy your tickets for Achshav Yisrael‘s fourth program! “Understanding Israeli Society,” will take place on two consecutive Sundays, February 14 & 21, 9:30 a.m. – 12 p.m. in the Main Meeting Room. Israel is both a young country and one of the oldest civilizations in the world. During this special, two-session Achshav Yisrael program, Abraham […] http://bethsholomsf.org/understanding-israeli-society/ Continue Reading...