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Lecture with Dr. Rachel Korazim—Thursday, April 27th • 8pm

April 27, 2017 @ 8:00 pm - 9:30 pm

Lecture with Dr. Rachel Korazim—Thursday, April 27th  8pm
The Mizrachi (Sephardic) Voice in Israeli Literature
Since the mass immigration waves of the 50th, Israeli literature is addressing the issues of Jews from Moslem countries and their integration into its society. The long way, from their early marginalized situation to the assumption of empowered strong voices of the present, is expressed in rich and creative literature. The session will offer critical reading of works by Nathan Alterman, Balfour Hakak , Shimon Adaf, Roni Somek, Ariela Azulai and others.
Dr. Rachel Korazim  is a freelance Jewish education consultant in curriculum development for Israel and Holocaust education.
Until 2008 she had been the Academic Director of Distance learning programs at The JAFI Department of Education Born in Israel, she had served in the I.D.F as an officer in the central training base for women and was later, a member of the I.D.F delegation to Niger (West Africa). She is a graduate of Haifa University with a PhD in Jewish education. Rachel has vast experience in Jewish education both in Israel and the Diaspora. As one of the founders and directors of a special program for soldiers from disadvantaged background, she was responsible for creating the educational framework and training teachers for the implementation of the program.
Since her first Shlichut to Canada where she was the head of JAFI delegation from (1985 to 1988) she is involved with Jewish education worldwide; creating and implementing in-service training programs for educators, writing educational materials, counseling and teaching. Rachel teaches at Israel’s well known learning centers such as Pardes and the Shalom Hartman Institutes as well as numerous


April 27, 2017
8:00 pm - 9:30 pm


Congregation Beth Israel
1630 Bancroft Way
Berkeley, CA 94703 United States
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