April 13, 2017, 6:00 PM
West Suburban Temple Har Zion
River Forest, Illinois
Join us for interactive study with one of Chicago’s most exciting Jewish educators, Aryeh Bernstein. As we celebrate the Passover season, we will learn about the traditional Jewish practice of study relating to issues of immigrants and refugees.
Delve into Jewish text and learn practical ways to advocate for Refugees and Immigrants.
Aryeh Bernstein is a fifth-generation Chicago South Sider who works as the Director of Avodah’s Justice Fellowship in Chicago, where he is also Founding Director of the Hyde Park Teen Beit Midrash, Educational Consultant for the Jewish Council on Urban Affairs, and teaches Mishkan Chicago’s Social Justice Beit Midrash. Previously he was Mechon Hadar’s first Director of Alumni Affairs and Recruitment and has taught at Drisha, Camp Ramah in Wisconsin, TAKUM, and campuses, communities, and organizations around the U.S. and Israel. He lived in Israel for 14 years, studied for seven years in Yeshivat Ma’ale Gilboa’s advanced kollel, and translated and edited for the Koren English edition of the Steinsaltz Talmud. He is a resident animal welfare educator for Farm Forward’s Jewish Initiative for Animals, and is a Senior Editor of Jewschool.com. In 2011, he independently released a hip-hop album entitled, “A Roomful of Ottomans”.
You MUST RSVP, preferably for all 3 sessions. Free. Register online here.
All you need is an open mind and passion for Jewish Justice.