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Religious Leadership & Social Justice: Reverend Martin Luther King & Rabbi Abraham Joshua Heschel, Peter Geffen presenting



Date: 3/25/2014
Time: 7:15 pm to 9:15 pm

A leader in Jewish education and social justice, Peter Geffen, an alum of QC is the founder of the prestigious Abraham Joshua Heschel School in NY, and "Kivunim," the Institute of Experiential learning for Israel and World Jewish Communities. He served as Director of Israel Expereince Programs for North America for the Charles Bronfman Foundation and was Executive Director of the Center for Jewish History. Involved in many of the critical issues of social justice of the past 50 years; Peter Geffen served as a civil rights worker in Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.'s Southern Christian Leadership Conference during the 1960s. In his lecture he will also include a personal perspective, accompanied by a slide presentation.

More Information: www.qc.cuny.edu/centerforjewishstudies

Additional Notes:
Rosenthal Library, Room 230; Free and Open to the Public

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