Baltimore Hebrew Institute
8:30 a.m. - 5 p.m.
Faculty Director: Prof. Hana Bor, firstname.lastname@example.org
Learn how Israel has developed schools and social services at local and national levels. Visit Jerusalem, Tel Aviv, Baltimore's sister city, Ashkelon, and the Negev Desert. Meet Israelis from many cultures: teachers, human and social service providers, students and administrators. Visit the Dead Sea and explore many historic sites.
For details visit: Israel Study Abroad 2023
Event recorded March 23, 2022
In this author's talk: Dr. Bernice Lerner will discuss events that led a Holocaust survivor, Rachel Genuth, and a British medical director, Glyn Hughes, to Bergen-Belsen, and why their narratives tell larger, little-known stories about the suffering of victims, the struggles of liberators, and about the human capacity for fortitude and redemption.
Event recorded April 12, 2021
Why does Hebrew matter? And how does engagement with the language enrich Jewishness?
Jeremy Benstein is an educator and author. He holds a BA in linguistics from Harvard, a master's degree in Judaic studies from the Schechter Institute in Jerusalem, and a doctorate in cultural anthropology from the Hebrew University. He is the author of two books, The Way Into Judaism and the Environment (Jewish Lights, 2006) and Hebrew Roots, Jewish Routes: A Tribal Language In a Global World (Behrman House, 2019).