Dr. Mark Goldfeder to speak about Israel and the United Nations

by | Sep 8, 2017 | What’s Happening

Tuesday, October 17, 7:30 pm
Sandler Family Campus

A scholar of law and religion and comparative Jewish Law, Dr. Mark Goldfeder will speak about Israel’s relationship with the United Nations, the perceived bias toward Israel, and how it relates to the Boycott, Divestment, Sanctions (BDS) movement. The event is presented by United Jewish Federation of Tidewater’s Community Relations Council and the Society of Professionals, together with the Norfolk Kollel.

Goldfeder is a senior fellow and project director at the Center for the Study of Law and Religion at Emory University and has been published in numerous publications on Jewish law and marriage, polygamy, and Israeli law. He is special counsel for International Affairs at the American Center for Law and Justice, director of the Restoring Religious Freedom Project, and also editor of the Cambridge University Press Series on Law and Judaism.

In addition to the community event, a professional networking opportunity with Goldfeder is planned at 6 pm, prior to the community event. He also will lead a Continuing Legal Education class during an afternoon session with legal professionals, based on the topic Jewish and American Law.

To RSVP for this free and open to the community event or for more information, contact MEichelbaum@ujft.org or 757-321-2304.