Dr. David Lehrer, of the Arava Institute for Environmental Studies, to speak at Emanu-El

By Rob Golub
Wisconsin Jewish Chronicle
February 8, 2022

The Arava Institute for Environmental Studies has taken on two seemingly impossible tasks. 

One is that it exists to assist our beleaguered natural world. Two, it does so by bringing Jews and non-Jewish Middle Easterners together in the Israeli desert to work and study. Yes, together, and no, it does not go perfectly. 

Dr. David Lehrer has toiled for it to all work, and you can ask him about that and more when he visits with Congregation Emanu-El B’ne Jeshurun over the weekend of March 4-6. The Jewish Community Relations Council and the Israel Center, both programs of Milwaukee Jewish Federation, plus Women of Emanu-El and CEEBJ are cosponsors. 

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