Book Launch of “The Eternal Dissident”: Rabbi Leonard I. Beerman and the Radical Imperative to Think and Act
Please join us for the launch of the new book capturing the life and thought of Rabbi Leonard I. Beerman, courageous and compassionate religious leader, social activist, and champion of peace and human rights.
Join book editor David Myers and friends and colleagues of Rabbi Beerman to reflect on his remarkable career and its relevance to today. Guest speakers include Reverend Ed Bacon, Aziza Hasan, Mike Farrell, Reverend James Lawson, Salam al-Marayati, Professor Nomi Stolzenberg, and Rabbi Rachel Timoner.
Dessert reception to follow.
Never has Leonard Beerman's inspiration been more needed.
Signed books will be available for purchase at the event, or save time at the door and pre-purchase your book when you RSVP.
This Program is Co-sponsored by the UCLA Alan D. Leve Center for Jewish Studies.
The inaugural Leonard I. Beerman Award for Social Justice in Action was presented to John R. Lewis, the distinguished civil rights leader and member of the United States Congress, on Sunday, October 29, 2017 at Leo Baeck Temple in Los Angeles. Introduction by Reverend James M. Lawson, Jr. Conversation moderated by Professor David Myers. A video of the complete program is below:
PILLARS OF JUSTICE*
Susan Adelman, Claudio Llanos,
Lisa Ndecky & Aron Llanos
Salam & Laila Al-Marayati
Robin & Nat Bernstein
Rabbi Ken Chasen & Allison Lee
Lisa & Dustin Hoffman
Lyn & Norman Lear
Beth & David Meltzer
David Myers & Nomi Stolzenberg
Joanne & Joel Mogy
Joan & Fred Nicholas
Susan & Leonard Nimoy
Jane & Ron Olson
John Ptak & Margaret Black
Mary & George Regas
E. Randol & Pamela Schoenberg
Marc Seltzer & Christina Snyder
The Family of Rabbi Leonard I.
*List as of October 24, 2017
For more information, please contact MTA Events:
+ 1 818 814 6690 | LIBaward@mtaevents.com
The Community of Elders of Leo Baeck Temple Celebrates the Legacy of Rabbi Leonard I. Beerman. Join us at Leo Baeck Temple for this special Shabbat Evening Service as we honor the legacy of LBT's Founding Rabbi.
Oneg / Ice Cream Social following the service.