THURS. APRIL 14 | "Trouble in the Tribe" Post Show Discussion with Rabbi Charles Feinberg
Following the 8:00PM performance, join us for a post-show discussion and talkback featuring Rabbi Charles Feinberg (Adas Israel, Executive Director of Interfaith Action for Human Rights) and Joe Eldridge (Chaplin, American University).
RABBI CHARLES FEINBERG
Charles M. Feinberg has served as a rabbi at Adas Israel Congregation in Washington, DC since 2006. Adas Israel is the largest Conservative Congregation in the metropolitan area. Rabbi Feinberg has served as the chairperson of the Social Action Committee of the Rabbinical Assembly. He has also been co-chairperson of T'ruah: The Rabbinic Call for Human Rights. During his career, Rabbi Feinberg has been an advocate for Central American Refugees, the poor and the homeless, for interfaith dialogue and cooperation, and for respecting the human rights of both Palestinians and Israelis. Rabbi Feinberg received his rabbinical ordination from the Jewish Theological Seminary of America.
Joe Eldridge has spent more than twenty-five years working in the public policy arena as an advocate and analyst on international human rights and humanitarian issues. In 1991 he established the Washington Office of the Lawyers Committee for Human Rights; during the mid-1980s he worked in Honduras consulting on human rights and development issues; and after a three-year sojourn in Chile in the early 1970s he co-founded the Washington Office on Latin America and served as its first director. He has an MA in International Relations from American University, a MDiv from Perkins School of Theology at SMU, and a DMin from Wesley Theological Seminary. He is married to Maria Otero and they have three children.