23 2018


25 2018

6 PM - Marilyn and Louis Safer Shabbaton

6:00PM - 12:00PM  

Jacksonville Jewish Center 3662 Crown Point Road
Jacksonville, FL 32257

Marilyn and Louis Safer Shabbaton: Save the Date!

The Jacksonville Jewish Center is pleased to announce that the annual Marilyn and Louis Safer

Shabbaton will be held next year on February 22-24, 2018. The Scholar-in- Residence will be Stephen

Berk, who will speak throughout the weekend on a wide variety of subjects.

Dr. Berk is the Henry and Sally Schaffer Professor of Holocaust and Jewish studies at Union College in

Schenectady, New York. He is the former Chair of the Department of History, Director of the Program in

Russian and East European Studies and helps advise the Hillel organization at Union.

Professor Berk is considered an absolutely superb lecturer and teacher. His lectures are outstanding

and he is in high demand as a guest speaker. He is always informative, interesting and entertaining. He

is widely known for his expertise on the Holocaust, Russian, and the Middle East and many other Jewish


All speaking events are free of charge and open to the public. The menus and cost of optional meals

provided throughout the weekend will be available in January of 2018.