CELEBRATE ISRAEL @75 WITH AKIVA GERSH
AS HE SHARES STORIES ABOUT LIVING IN ISRAEL
FROM HIS BOOK "BECOMING ISRAELI"
LIVE ON ZOOM
SUNDAY, MAY 21ST
1PM EST, 8PM ISRAEL TIME
Join akiva gersh as he shares his own personal story of moving to israel and the adventure of acclimating to life in israel and becoming israeli.
he will also share passages from his book "becoming israeli" to help tell the story of the inspiring, emotional, humorous and challenging sides of living in the jewish state.
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ABOUT AKIVA GERSH, ISRAEL STUDIES EDUCATOR
Akiva Gersh has been working in the field of Jewish and Israel Education since 2000. From 2007-2020, he taught Jewish History and Modern Israel at the Alexander Muss High School in Israel, where he guided visiting students through the story of the Jewish people, in the classroom as well as through excursions to historical, cultural, religious, and ecological sites around the country.
In 2020 he took his teaching online and created @Israel, offering both pre-recorded and live israel-related classes, courses and virtual tours.
akiva is a contributing blogger at the Times of Israel and published his first book "becoming Israeli" in 2017 about the experiernce of making aliyah and acclimating to life in israel .
Akiva holds a BA in Religious Studies from Brown University and an MA in Jewish Education from Yeshiva University. He and his wife live in Pardes Hanna, Israel with their four children.