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Competing Narratives: History Mobilized for National Conflict

Monday, February 5 @ 7:30 pm - 8:30 pm EST

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Israel Speakers Series: Session 1

Competing Narratives – History Mobilized for National Conflict with Speaker: Avi Ben Hur: Scholar in Residence, Classrooms Without Borders  

Rodef Shalom Congregation 

Co-Sponsored by Classrooms Without Borders

Speaker: Avi Ben Hur: Scholar in Residence, Classrooms Without Borders  

A Brooklyn native, Avi Ben-Hur moved to Israel in 1983. From 2003-2008 Avi was Director of the Archaeological Seminars School for Israeli Tour Guides. In 2008 Avi participated in re-writing the curriculum of the National Guiding courses for the Israeli Ministry of Tourism. As a “Scholar in Residence, Avi has lectured, taught and facilitated workshops in the US, Warsaw, Prague, Berlin and Greece. From 1996-2000, Avi taught in Yad Vashem’s International School for Holocaust Studies. As a guide, Avi has specialized working with organizations focusing on political issues (such as AIPAC & CIJA), inter-faith programs and Holocaust studies. At Present, Avi is an examiner for the Israeli Ministry of Tourism Licensing Boards and is the ongoing scholar in residence of Classrooms Without Borders

Questions?  Please reach out to:

Shari Woldenberg at [email protected]

Danie Oberman at [email protected]

Rabbi Jessica Locketz at [email protected]

Sponsored by Congregation Beth Shalom, Rodef Shalom Congregation, and Temple Sinai

Details

Date:
Monday, February 5
Time:
7:30 pm - 8:30 pm EST

Venue

Rodef Shalom Congregation 4905 Fifth Ave, Pittsburgh, PA 15213
4905 Fifth Ave
Pittsburgh, PA 15213 United States
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