11 2017

A Shared Society: Challenges & Opportunities of Multiculturalism in Israel

10:45AM - 12:00PM  

This Federation program takes place at Hevreh of Southern Berkshire 270 State Road
Great Barrington, MA 01230

Contact Nancy Maurice Rogers
413-442-4360 x 15

The Jewish Federation of the Berkshires presents:
Knosh & Knowledge.

A Shared Society: Challenges & Opportunities of Multiculturalism in Israel

Knosh & Knowledge hosts Tova Hartman as she explores the challenges for marginalized ultra orthodox and Ethiopian Jews, Arabs and Druse in Israel’s multicultural society and discusses the opportunities in supporting their full participation in a cohesive whole, where mainstream and marginal alike can take their place at the national table.

Tova Hartman is Dean of Humanities at Ono Academic College, the largest private college in Israel, established to foster inclusiveness and multicultural education. She is the author of Are You Not a Man of God?: Devotion, Betrayal, and Social Criticism in Jewish TraditionFeminism Encounters Jewish Tradition: Resistance and Accommodation; and Appropriately Subversive: Modern Mothers in Traditional Religions as well as of numerous articles. She is currently finishing a  book on male trauma and shame.  Dr. Hartman is a founder of Congregation Shira Hadasha in Jerusalem.

Advanced lunch reservations required by Thursday, August 10 before noon by calling 413-442-4360, ext. 10 or