Yom Kippur 1973: A Conversation, followed by Selichot Service

Yom Kippur 1973: A Look Back at the War that Shook Israel to the Core

Micah member, Michael Feuer, was studying at the Hebrew University in Jerusalem when Israel was attacked by Egyptian and Syrian armies in a war that brought heavy loss of life and has impacted Israeli society ever since.  Memories of this war continue to define Yom Kippur in Israel to this day.  Beginning at 5 p.m., Michael Feuer and Rabbi Zemel will engage in a conversation about the War and its echoes that continue.

Selichot service to follow. Learn more about Selichot on reformjudaism.org.

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About Michael Feuer

Michael Feuer

Dr. Michael Feuer

Dr. Michael Feuer is Dean of the Graduate School of Education and Human Development and Professor of Education Policy at the George Washington University, past president of the National Academy of Education, and nonresident senior fellow at the Brookings Institution. He came to GW in 2010 after a 17-year tenure in leadership roles at the National Academies of Sciences, Engineering, and Medicine. Previously Feuer was senior analyst and project director at the US Congress Office of Technology Assessment. He was appointed by President Obama in 2014 to the National Board for Education Sciences, and is an elected Fellow of the American Association for the Advancement of Science and of the American Educational Research Association.

Feuer received his BA in English from Queens College (CUNY), the MA in public management from the Wharton School, and the PhD in public policy from the University of Pennsylvania. He has been on the faculty of Drexel University and Georgetown. He lives in Washington, DC with his wife Regine, a physician certified in both ob-gyn and addiction medicine. The Feuers have two grown children.

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