New exhibit on Jewish life in the Middle East
MICHAEL D. COHEN, eastern director of the Simon Wiesenthal Center (SWC), will present the exhibit “People, Book, Land — The 3,500-Year Relationship of the Jewish People with the Holy Land” on Monday, May 6, at 7 p.m. at Temple Beth Shalom in Livingston.
The exhibit presents an overview of Jewish life in the Middle East from biblical times to the present through 30 illustrated panels and texts.
It was organized by SWC and UNESCO and sponsored by the permanent delegations to UNESCO of Canada, Israel, Montenegro, and the United States.
Cohen has been widely published in the Jewish media as an authority on combatting anti-Semitism and promoting strategies for enhanced Jewish communal awareness and activism.
The program is free; contact Temple Beth Shalom at 973-992-3600 or firstname.lastname@example.org.