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Join us in Israel – virtually!
Monthly tours with guide and scholar, Rabbi Jonty Blackman

Until you can travel again in person, join Rabbi Jonty Blackman on a virtual trip to Israel. Rabbi Jonty Blackman will give one lecture per month. This program is brought to you by Classrooms Without Borders, the Jewish Federation of Greater Pittsburgh, and Momentum.

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Jonty Blackman

Jonty has led many seminars and missions in Poland and Israel and is a gifted educator and a fascinating storyteller. Jonty has a unique way of connecting his teachings to his audience, such that their experience of learning leaves a deep and enduring impact on their lives. He weaves together Jewish history with philosophy, culture with archaeology, and the tragedy of the Holocaust with probing, source-based theological questions. His intricate knowledge of Jewish history and the Holocaust, combined with his analytical and sensitive approach to challenging philosophical questions offers students a profound educational experience.


Series Topics

January 11:
When the Baron, the King, and the Astronaut meet – A virtual tour of the coast of Israel with a focus on Caesarea and Zichron Yaakov.

February 8:
Prophecy and Potential in the Land of Israel – A virtual tour of Qumran, Masada and other hidden gems of the Dead Sea Area.

March 8:
Partnership in the Galilee – A virtual tour of the Carmiel/Misgav region and its connection with Pittsburgh

April 12:
“We Hereby Declare” – Back stories leading up to the establishment of the State of Israel

May 10:
Next Year in Jerusalem! A virtual tour through some of the well-known and lesser known sites in the Holy City.

June 14:
What would happen if the Messiah were to come at night? A virtual tour through the mystical hills of the Galilee, including Peki’in, Meron, Tzfat and more.

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Monthly Tour of Israel with Rabbi Jonty Blackman

Monday, Jan. 11 @ 7:00 PM - 8:00 PM

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An event every month that begins at 7:00 PM on day Second of the month, repeating until Monday, Jun. 14, 2021

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