Rabbi Sergio Bergman, "Jews, Christians, & Civil Society: Bergoglio in Argentina" (HYBRID)
Rabbi Sergio Bergman is an Argentinian-born politician, social activist, community leader, and President of the World Union for Progressive Judaism (WUPJ). Rabbi Bergman holds a Bachelor’s degree in Biochemistry and Pharmaceutics from the University of Buenos Aires, and three Master’s degrees: in Education from The Hebrew University, in Hebrew Letters from Hebrew Union College – Jewish Institute of Religion, Jerusalem, and in Jewish Studies from the Jewish Theological Seminary, Jerusalem. He served as Argentinian Minister of the Environment and Sustainable Development from 2015-2019. Named one of the world’s 100 most influential leaders in the fight against climate change, Rabbi Bergman has received numerous international distinctions and awards. He has authored seven books, is a distinguished speaker on issues of social justice and human rights, and is a strong exponent of civil discourse.
Thursday, January 26 at 12:00pm to 1:30pm
Gasson 100 and Zoom