26 2017

Internal Challenges to Israeli Society

11:00AM - 12:30PM  

Congregation Shalom 87 Richardson Road
North Chelmsford, MA 01863

Congregation Shalom


Internal Challenges to Israeli Society

March 26, 11 :00 AM - 12:30  PM

Ultra-Orthodox, West Bank settlers/settlements, income inequality. 

What makes Israeli society tick?  Come and learn!

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Bagels & coffee will be served  *  Events will be held at the temple


Karen Spira is a 6th-year doctorate student at the Schusterman Center for Israel Studies at Brandeis University. She is writing her dissertation on institutional Jewish childhood in Palestine/Israel between 1918 and 1948. Karen's research explores Zionist, Jewish, and American Jewish views of child-rearing, identity and Jewish education, as well of the effects of state-building and the Holocaust on orphaned and disadvantaged children. Her languages include Hebrew, Slovak and German.