The Herbert Tarr North Shore Institute for Adult Jewish Education

Jewish Studies & Lectures
2017/5778 Fall Program

At Sid Jacobson JCC

Past Speakers & Lecturers

Senator Joseph Lieberman

Doctor Ruth

Rabbi Joseph Telushkin

Rabbi Shlomo Balter, Jewish Theological Seminary

Robert Bassin, National Political Director for AIPAC

Meron Benvenisti, Former Deputy Mayor of Jerusalem

Rabbi Eugene Borowitz, Dean of American Jewish Philosophers

Dr. Ralph Buultjens,  Prof. International Relations, New York University

Dr. Alan Cooper, Provost, Jewish Theological Seminary

Anita Diamant, Author of “Red Tent”

Professor Arnold Eisen, Chancellor of Jewish Theological Seminary

Stuart Eizenstat, Former Ambassador to the European Union

Dr. Yaffa Eliach, noted Holocaust Historian

David Gillette, Senior Lobbyist for AIPAC

J.J. Goldberg, Editor of the Forward

Rabbi Mark S. Golub, President of Shalom TV

Dr. Daniel Gordis, Director of Jerusalem Fellows Program & Mandel Foundation, Jerusalem

David Harris, President American Jewish Committee

Professor Robert Harris, Professor at Jewish Theological Seminary

Rabbi David Hartman, Founder Shalom Hartman Institute, Israel

Malcolm Hoenlein, President, Conference of Presidents of Major Jewish Orgs.

Rabbi Lawrence Hoffman, Professor of Liturgy, Hebrew Union College

Rabba Sara Hurwitz, First Orthodox publicly ordained

Marcia Haddad Ikonomopoulos, Director of Kehila Kedosha Janine Museum

Rabbi David Ingber, Founder and Spiritual  Director of Romemu

Richard Joel, President of Yeshiva University, Past President of Hillel

Professor William Kolbrener, Professor at Bar Ilan University

Prof. Benny Kraut, Director of the Center for Jewish Studies, Queens College

Arthur Kurzweil, Jewish genealogist

Dr. Gerald Meister, Israeli Consulate Advisor on Israel/Christian Relations

Rabbi Leon Morris, Director Skirball Center of Temple Emanuel, New York City

Ambassador Asher Naim, former Israeli Ambassador to Egypt

Dr. Yossi Olmert, Israeli political journalist and scholar

Prof. Shalom Paul,  Hebrew University,  Chairman Dead Sea Scroll Foundation,

Rabbi Joseph Potasnik, President Board of Rabbis

Irving Roth, Award-winning “Adopt a Survivor” Initiator

Rabbi David Saperstein,  Director Religious Action Center, Washington, D.C.

Dr. David Steinberg, President of Long Island University

Rabbi Kurt Stone, author “The Congressional Minyan”

Rabbi Marvin Tokayer, Lifetime Honorary Raabbi of the Jewish Community of Japan

Rabbi Avi Weiss, Social & Political Activist, Dean Yeshivat Chovevei Torah

Professor Jack Wertheimer, Jewish Theological Seminary

Rabbi David Wolpe,  Senior Rabbi Temple Sinai, Los Angeles, CA

Abraham Foxman, National Director of  Anti-Defamation League

Dr. Jefrey Gurock, Yeshiva University Professor

Ambassador Hussein Haqqani, Director of the Center for International Relations at Boston University

Dr. Arthur Green, Rector of Rabbinical School at Hebrew College in Boston

Prof. Ori Soltes, Professorial Lecturer in Theology and Fine Arts at Georgetown University

Ruth Messinger, President of American Jewish World Service

Dr. Eric Goldman, Yiddish and Israeli film expert