Adath Israel is a vibrant and welcoming egalitarian, Conservative congregation where Jews by birth or choice, interfaith families, traditional and non-traditional families celebrate our Jewish faith and heritage. We strive to meet the diverse spiritual, religious, educational and social needs of our members and to further the causes of the Jewish people in our community, the surrounding communities and the state of Israel.
Adath Israel invites you to learn from:
Dr. Tal Becker
Sunday June 7th, 2015
Dr. Tal Becker serves as Principal Deputy Legal Adviser at the Israeli Ministry of Foreign Affairs, and was a senior member of the Israeli peace negotiation team in the most recent round of Israeli-Palestinian talks. He plays a key role behind the scenes in many of Israel’s most pressing diplomatic, legal, and policy challenges. He is also a senior fellow at the Shalom Hartman Institute in Jerusalem where he leads educational initiatives on Israel and the Jewish world. Among numerous previous positions Dr. Becker has served as a lead negotiator and drafter in the Annapolis peace talks, as senior foreign policy adviser to Israel’s Foreign Minister, as a Senior Fellow at the Washington Institute for Near East Policy, as Director of the International Law Department at the Israeli Foreign Ministry, as Counsel to Israel’s UN Mission in New York, and as an International Law Expert for the IDF. He was also elected to serve as the Vice-Chairman of the United Nations General Assembly’s Legal Committee, the first Israeli to serve in a position of this stature in over 40 years. He is the author of Terrorism and the State: Rethinking the Rules of State Responsibility, which won the Guggenheim Prize for best international law book and holds a doctorate from Columbia University.
Israel & The United States:
Why This Partnership Matters
***This program is free and open to the public***
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A Sovereign State of Mind: Re-imagining the Jewish Conversation About Israel
Special Lunch Session for Adath Israel Members!!!
To ensure your seat, you must RSVP to the Synagogue Office by May 26th.
Cost is $10 per person. There will be no walk-ins for the luncheon.
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Follow the links to learn about Tal Becker
Tal Becker’s Bio from Shalom Hartman
Tal Becker’s Blog
Tube Video’s of Tal Becker’s speaking engagements and presentations
We house one of the most extensive antique Judaic collections in the country, and we are now in partnership with Wesleyan University in preserving and showcasing our wonderful treasures.
Exploring Adath Israel’s Collection
Wesleyan University and Adath Israel Spring 2014