In place of the regular Wednesday Parsha & Talmud shiur, JBD invites you to lunch lecture with

Dr. Daniel Gordis

“Do the Jews really need a State? Does Israel really need to be a Jewish state? What Israel really does for Jews and for the world”

Wednesday 5th June 2013

from 12.30pm – 2:00pm

Mincha will follow the lecture promptly at 1:30pm

Mercure Hotel

On15 Room-15th Floor,

265 Little Bourke St, Melbourne

Lunch and refreshments will be served

Men and women welcome

RSVP for catering purposes only by COB Mon 3rd June

Dr. Daniel Gordis is Senior Vice President and the Koret Distinguished Fellow at Shalem College in Jerusalem. He is a regular columnist for the Jerusalem Post, and a frequent contributor to the New York Times, in print and on-line. The author of numerous books on Jewish thought and currents in Israel, and a recent winner of the National Jewish Book Award, Dr. Gordis was the founding dean of the Ziegler School of Rabbinic Studies at the University of Judaism, the first rabbinical college on the West Coast of the United States. Dr. Gordis joined Shalem in 2007 to help found Israel’s first liberal arts college, after spending nine years as vice president of the Mandel Foundation in Israel and director of its Leadership Institute. He moved to Israel from the US in 1998 and lectures around the world.

Daniel is in Australia as the Visiting Scholar of The Shalom institute, Sydney.

Thank you to Erdi Group & SBA Law for hosting and sponsoring lunch



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