Rabbi Sergio Bergman, “Jews, Christians & Civil Society: Bergoglio in Argentina”

January 26, 2023
Rabbi Bergman and Pope Francis
Rabbi Sergio Bergman and Pope Francis (Courtesy photo)

Attend in person (lunch will be provided), or virtually on Zoom. Rabbi Sergio Bergman is an Argentinian-born politician, social activist, community leader, and President of the World Union for Progressive Judaism (WUPJ). Rabbi Bergman holds a Bachelor’s degree in Biochemistry and Pharmaceutics from the University of Buenos Aires, and three Master’s degrees: in Education from The Hebrew University, in Hebrew Letters from Hebrew Union College – Jewish Institute of Religion, Jerusalem, and in Jewish Studies from the Jewish Theological Seminary, Jerusalem. He served as Argentinian Minister of the Environment and Sustainable Development from 2015-2019. Named one of the world’s 100 most influential leaders in the fight against climate change, Rabbi Bergman has received numerous international distinctions and awards. He has authored seven books, is a distinguished speaker on issues of social justice and human rights, and is a strong exponent of civil discourse.

Sponsored by the Center for Ignatian Spirituality and the Center for Christian-Jewish Learning at Boston College.

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Thursday, January 26, 2023, 12:00 pm - 1:30 pm

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