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Rudnick lecture welcomes Susan Silverman: "Pharaoh was Scared Too"

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Monday, February 25, 2019
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6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
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Susan Silverman

The Rudnick lecture at the Duke Center for Jewish Studies welcomes Susan Silverman who will give a lecture entitled: "Pharaoh was Scared Too." Rabbi Susan Silverman will turn common suppositions on their heads in her talk about asylum seekers in Israel and the US from the perspective of Jewish paradigms, values and history.

Rabbi Susan Silverman is a writer, teacher, activist and Director of Second Nurture: Every Child Deserves a Family -- And a Community, a program to find loving families for waiting children. She is a founder of Miklat Israel, an NGO that assists the State of Israel in creating sustainable solutions for asylum seekers. Her recent book is Casting Lots: Creating a Family in a Beautiful, Broken World.