Shabbat of Environmental Justice with the Honorable John Kerry

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John Kerry (Photo: State Department)
John Kerry (Photo: State Department)

The honorable John Kerry, 68th Secretary of State, will be joining us for Qabbalat Shabbat in honor of Cantor Roy Einhorn, and will speak on protecting the planet.John Kerry served as the United States’ 68th Secretary of State from 2013 to 2017. As America’s top diplomat, he guided the Department’s strategy on nuclear nonproliferation, combating radical extremism, and the threat of climate change. His tenure was marked by the successful negotiation of the Iran nuclear deal and the Paris Climate Agreement. From 1985 to 2013, he served as a U.S. Senator representing Massachusetts, and was Chairman of the Senate Foreign Relations Committee from 2009 to 2013. He served in the U.S. Navy, completing two combat tours of duty in Vietnam for which he received a Silver Star, a Bronze Star with Combat V, and three Purple Hearts. He received his undergraduate degree from Yale University and his law degree from Boston College Law School. Secretary Kerry is the best-selling author of A Call to Service: My Vision for a Better America, This Moment on Earth, as well as his recently published memoir, Every Day Is Extra, his first memoir. He currently serves as the Distinguished Fellow for Global Affairs at Yale University and the Visiting Distinguished Statesman for the Carnegie Endowment for International Peace.

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When
Friday, February 28, 2020, 6:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Where
Temple Israel
477 Longwood Avenue
Boston, MA 02215
Price
Free

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