VIDEO: Watch the Rabbi James S. Diamond Memorial Lecture
Watch video of the Rabbi James S. DIamond Memorial Lecture
Lecturer Bio: M.K. Dr. Ruth Calderon serves as a member of Knesset, Israel's Parliament. In this capacity, she is Deputy Chairperson of the Knesset, as well as a member of the Education Committee and State Control Committee. She is also one of Israel's leading figures spearheading efforts to revive Hebrew culture and a pluralistic Israeli-Jewish identity. In 1989, Dr. Calderon was a pioneer when she established the first Israeli secular, pluralistic and egalitarian Beit Midrash for women and men with an Orthodox colleague. She then went on to host a TV show on classic and modern Jewish texts and has published several books
Sponsored by the Rabbi James S. Diamond Memorial Lecture Fund in partnership with the Center for Jewish Life - Hillel at Princeton University and the Program in Judaic Studies at Princeton University.