WOODBRIDGE - Congregation B’nai Jacob will present Rabbi Micha Odenheimer as their 2014 Inspire Scholar, according to a release
"Odenheimer is the founder and director of Tevel B’Tzedek (The World in Justice), an Israeli peace corps," the release said.
"A California native and Yale University graduate, he received his rabbinic ordination in 1984 and became a student and close friend of Rabbi Shlomo Carlebach," the release said. "After making aliyah in 1988, Odenheimer worked extensively on social justice issues as founder of the Israel Association for Ethiopian Jewry and at Tevel B’Tzedek."
Odenheimer also is an award-winning journalist who has reported on poverty, globalization and human rights for notable publications, including The Washington Post, The Guardian, The London Times, Jerusalem Report and Haaretz, the release said.
Inspire Weekend Schedule
Seudah Shlishit, 6:30pm Shlomo Carlebach and his Torah
Sunday morning, 11:30am, Special Program for Kids and Teens