Monday, August 03, 2020

On Monday, November 25, at 8:30 p.m., Ohr Saadya will present its fifth annual memorial lecture in memory of Rabbi David Feldman, z”l. Tal Becker will share a presentation entitled “Conflict and Community in an Age of Polarization.” All are welcome.

Becker is a senior fellow at the Shalom Hartman Institute in Jerusalem, where he leads educational initiatives on Israel and the Jewish world. In this capacity, he is a leading member of the Institute’s “Engaging Israel” series, which is the premier educational program on Israel engagement in North America that is working to strengthen and re-imagine the relationship between Israel and World Jewry. Becker is currently on temporary leave from his position as the legal adviser of the Israeli Ministry of Foreign Affairs.

He earned his doctorate from Columbia University and, among numerous scholarly awards, is the winner of the Rabin Peace Prize and the Guggenheim Prize for best international law book for his book “Terrorism and the State.”

Ohr Saadya is located at 554 Queen Anne Road in Teaneck.