Sun, Jun 06|
A CONVERSATION WITH BARI WEISS
This program is over. Regional Sponsor: Contra Costa JCC. Co-Sponsors: Cong. B'nai Shalom, Diablo Valley Hadassah and JEICOR.
Time & Location
Jun 06, 2021, 4:00 PM PDT
About the Event
Rabbi Jason Navarez will be in conversation with author and journalist Bari Weiss on the subject of cancel culture through a Jewish lens. Admission is free. Register here.
Bari Weiss is an opinion writer and editor. She is the author of How To Fight Anti-Semitism, published by Crown in September 2019. From 2017 to 2020, Bari was an opinion writer and editor at The New York Times. Vanity Fair called her the paper’s “star opinion writer.” Before joining The Times, Bari was an opinion editor and an associate book review editor at The Wall Street Journal. Previously, Bari was a senior editor at Tablet, the online magazine of Jewish news, politics, and culture, where she edited the site's political and news coverage. Through her columns and speeches, Bari has changed the way we think about important issues, including #MeToo, freedom of speech, and our common culture. Bari is a regular commentator on television and radio, most especially on HBO’s Real Time with Bill Maher.
Originally from New York City, San Diego Beth Israel's Senior Rabbi Jason Nevarez graduated from the Bronx High School of Science and went to the University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, where he received his BA in 1998. He was ordained by the Hebrew Union College-Jewish Institute of Religion in New York in 2006, where he earned Master’s degrees in both Hebrew Literature and Religious Education, and was the recipient of a number of scholarships, in addition to several academic prizes in Jewish education. Rabbi Nevarez held residencies and internships at Larchmont Temple, Larchmont, NY, Temple Beth Emeth, Ann Arbor, MI, and at Temple Shaaray Tefila, Bedford NY, where he served for the past 17 years. Prior to entering Rabbinical School, he served as a Youth Director at synagogues in Connecticut and Michigan, and also as a Regional Director for NFTY (North American Federation of Temple Youth).