TSTI Shabbat, Scholar & Supper with Dr. Ralph Nurnberger

Temple Sharey Tefilo-Israel (TSTI), located at 432 Scotland Road in South Orange, will host a Shabbat, Scholar & Supper on Friday, October 25 with guest speaker Dr. Ralph Nurnberger, who will present “Understanding the Balfour Declaration and its Lasting Impact on the Middle East.” The service, which is open to all, starts at 6:00 p.m. and the dinner and presentation immediately follow at 7:00 p.m. The cost for the dinner is $25 for TSTI members, $36 non-members; register online by Fri., Oct. 18. Details and registration link are at https://www.tsti.org/calendar/scholar-dr-ralph-nurnberger.

Nurnberger will discuss how the Balfour Declaration, the various players and other events during World War I continue to affect current Middle East conflicts. A former professor of history and international relations at Georgetown University, Nurnberger has served on the professional staff of the Senate Foreign Relations Committee and was a legislative liaison for the American Israel Public Affairs Committee (AIPAC). He has advised numerous congressional, senatorial and presidential campaigns on foreign policy issues, especially those related to the Middle East, and served as senior fellow at the Center for Strategic and International Studies. His articles have appeared in leading daily newspapers and numerous scholarly journals and magazines.

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Fri, October 25
6:00 pm — 9:30 pm
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Temple Sharey Tefilo-Israel (TSTI), located at 432 Scotland Road in South Orange, will host a Shabbat, Scholar & Supper on Friday, October 25 with guest speaker Dr. Ralph Nurnberger, who will present “Understanding the Balfour Declaration and its Lasting Impact on the Middle East.” The service, which is open to all, starts at 6:00 p.m. and the dinner and presentation immediately ...

432 Scotland Road South Orange, NJ 07079

Temple Sharey Tefilo-Israel

432 Scotland Road
South Orange, NJ 07079

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