Michael Steinhardt, co-founder of Birthright Israel, will speak at Congregation B'nai Israel on Thursday, November 16th at 7:30 PM. The topic for the evening is "What Will the Jewish Community Look Like in 2050 and Other Musings?" A question and answer session will be moderated by Dov Ben-Shimon, CEO/Executive Vice President of Jewish Federation of Greater MetroWest NJ.
Michael H. Steinhardt is a legendary money manager turned philanthropist who is dedicated to creating a renaissance in American Jewish life. Since 1995, Mr. Steinhardt has devoted his time and fortune to many Jewish causes, which he directs through The Steinhardt Foundation for Jewish Life. Mr. Steinhardt was the co-founder of Birthright Israel which, to date, has sent over 600,000 young Jews from all over the world on a free 10-day trip to Israel.
Admission is free and open to the community. The program is chaired by Aleza Rosenberg of Maplewood and is part of the CBI L'Dor V'Dor Speaker Series."
For more information, contact Rabbi Sharon Litwin, Director of Congregational Learning at 973-379-1134. Congregation B'nai Israel located at 160 Millburn Ave, Millburn.