SPRINGFIELD – Temple Beth El invites the community to hear Yossi Klein Halevi on Feb. 1 and Feb. 2 at Temple Beth El, 979 Dickinson Street, Springfield.
On Friday, Feb. 1 there will be a special Musical Kabbalat Service at 6 p.m., followed by dinner at 7 p.m. and Halevi’s speech about “Israel Post Elections.” On Saturday, Feb. 2, Halevi will speak after lunch at noon on “A Jewish Strategy Toward Islam.”
Yossi Klein Halevi is a Fellow at the Shalom Hartman Institute, a Jerusalem-based research institute and educational center. Halevi is an Israeli correspondent and contributing editor of The New Republic. He has worked as a senior editor for the bi-weekly magazine The Jerusalem Report from its founding until 2002. Halevi wrote a column for The Jerusalem Post and wrote regularly on Israeli issues for the op-ed pages of the Los Angeles Times and occasionally for the New York Times and Washington Post.
The cost of the Friday night dinner is $18 per person. There is no charge for lunch on Saturday, but reservations are required. Make your reservations by calling Temple Beth El at (413) 733-4149 or email at email@example.com.