Scholar-in-Residence Gil Hoffman at CAI @ Congregation Anshei Israel
Nov 13 @ 5:45 pm – 9:00 pm

Friday, Nov. 13: Service 5:45pm, Shabbat Dinner 6:45pm, Presentation 7:45pm; and Saturday, Nov. 14: Shabbat Service D’var Torah 9:00am, Presentation (in lieu of Torah Study) 3:30pm

Gil Hoffman is the chief political correspondent and analyst for The Jerusalem Post. Well-connected to Israeli and Palestinian leaders, Hoffman has interviewed every major figure across the Israeli political spectrum, has been interviewed by top media on six continents and is a regular analyst on CNN, Al-Jazeera and other news outlets. Called “the most optimistic man in Israel” by Israel Television, Hoffman’s writing and TV appearances provide a behind the scenes look at both the intrigue and humor in the Israeli political arena.

His visit will include a Shabbat dinner and presentation, and delivering the Shabbat morning D’var Torah and an afternoon presentation on Saturday. *RSVP & fee required by Nov. 9 for Shabbat dinner only – CAI members: adults $14, children $8; guests: adults $20, children $12.

Friday, Nov. 13

5:45pm         Mincha & Kabbalat Shabbat Service

6:45pm         Shabbat Dinner*

7:45pm         Gil Hoffman presents, “Behind the Scenes in Israeli Politics and the Battle over the Future of the Jewish-Democratic State”

Saturday, Nov. 14

9:00am         Shabbat Service – Gil Hoffman presents D’var Torah, “Peace Politics and Plutonium: An insider’s look at the Mayhem in the Middle East”

3:30pm         Gil Hoffman presents, “Red States, Blue States and the Jewish State: The view from Jerusalem on Obama’s relationship with Israel”

4:30pm         Mincha, followed at 5:00pm by Seudah Shlesheet (Third Meal), Ma’ariv and Havdallah

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