188 North Prospect Street
Burlington, Vermont 05401
(802) 864-0218

Loading Events

« All Events

  • This event has passed.

ChaiLights 2023-24 – Lecture on the Israeli-Palestinian Conflict – Prof. Denis Charbit

November 12, 2023 @ 9:15 am - 10:30 pm

Website / Zoom Link : Click Here

Join us for a lecture by Prof Denis Charbit on the Israeli-Palestinian Conflict at 9:15 AM. Bagels will be served following the talk.

We plan to offer this program on Zoom as well as in person.

Register Now!

🌟 Join us for an enlightening journey through the historical backdrop of the Palestinian-Israeli conflict, a subject of paramount importance especially in these turbulent times marked by extreme violence and unrest.

In a world where passion often overshadows reason, investing your time and attention in understanding the roots of this conflict is not just valuable, but absolutely crucial. By delving into both narratives, we’ll gain a comprehensive perspective on why this conflict has endured for over a century, shedding light on the very obstacles that have hindered the path to peace and reconciliation.

🎓 Our guide on this journey is Prof. Denis Charbit from the Political Science Department at The Open University of Israel and guest Professor at UVM. With his wealth of expertise and insightful analysis, he’ll unravel the complex layers of this conflict, providing us with a profound understanding that is sure to leave a lasting impact.

This project aims to provide invaluable knowledge and contribute to a more informed and compassionate discourse surrounding this issue. Join us for a morning that promises not only enlightenment but also the potential for positive change.

Secure your spot now, and let’s come together to pave the way for a brighter, more harmonious future! 🌍

Program details:

Date / Time

ChaiLights Experience

Community Member Hosts

Sunday September 10

10:00 am - 11:30 am

OZ Open House

Jeff Potash, Aaron Goldberg, Lynda Siegel, 

Sunday October 15

9:15 am - 11:00 am

Bruce Chalmer, Ph.D.
and Judy Alexander, MAED

Sunday October 22

9:15 am - 11:00 am

Cooking in the Kitchen - Kosher caterer by trade, Valerie Philmus will lead this group for a delicious project the kitchen.   (Rabbi Aaron is Valerie's husband!)

Valerie Philmus

Sunday October 29

9:15 am - 10:30 am 

Climate Fresk - Climate Change Program

Myriam Darmoni Charbit, Certified trainer & Country Coordinator for Climate Fresk

Sunday November 5

9:15 am - 10:30 am 

Jewish Food Talk


Sunday November 12

9:15 am - 10:30 am 

Professor Denis Charbit

Sunday December 3

9:15 am - 10:30 am

Jewish Meditation Session Assoicated with Our Innagural Jewish Meditation Retreat Weekend 


Sunday Deember 10

9:15 am - 10:30 am

 Lynda Siegel


November 12, 2023
9:15 am - 10:30 pm
Event Categories:
Website / Zoom Link:


Ohavi Zedek Synagogue
188 North Prospect Street
Burlington, VT 05401 United States
+ Google Map
(802) 864-0218


Ohavi Zedek
(802) 864-0218
Page Reader Press Enter to Read Page Content Out Loud Press Enter to Pause or Restart Reading Page Content Out Loud Press Enter to Stop Reading Page Content Out Loud Screen Reader Support