THIS CLASS HAS BEEN CANCELLED
The Four Tribes of Modern Israel
with Ari Witkin, GJC Rabbinic Intern
Tuesdays at 7:30 PM - November 7, 14, 21, 28 & December 5
$100/GJC members, $115/non members
Based on President Rubin Rivlin's description of Israel's four tribes, this five-part series will explore Israeli society and culture through the experience of each of these groups. At each session we will learn about the culture, politics, and experience these sectors of society: Haredim (Ultra Orthodox), Da Leumi (religious-zionist), Chilonim (secular), and Arab.
Ari is a fourth year rabbinical student at the Reconstructionist Rabbinical College as well as a candidate for a Masters in Nonprofit Leadership at the University of Pennsylvania and a Wexner Graduate Fellow. Originally from Minneapolis, Ari graduated from Goucher College where he received a BA with honors in both Religious and Peace Studies. While in school Ari has served on the faculty for Repair the World's fellowship program, as the development manager at the Jewish Farm School, the Rabbinic intern for Hillel at Drexel University and completed a unit of CPE at the Jefferson University Hospital.