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“What do we need and who do we need to build our Temple?
An observation of Parashot Vayakhel & Pikudei.”
Rabbi Nir Barkin, Founding Director of the Israeli-Diaspora Department of the Israeli Reform and Progressive Movement (IMPJ)
Saturday, March 25, 2017
9:00 -10:00 a.m.
Rabbi Nir Barkin, a sixth-generation Jerusalemite, serves as the first director of the newly-established Israel Diaspora Department of the Israel Reform and Progressive Movement (IMPJ) and leads the DOMIM-aLike initiative.
Nir is a graduate of the Department of Middle Eastern and African studies at Tel Aviv University, and holds a Master’s degree from the Hebrew University in Contemporary Jewry Studies. Rabbi Nir Barkin was ordained at Hebrew Union College – Jewish Institute of Religion (HUC-JIR) in 2007. Rabbi Nir was one of two spiritual leaders of Congregation YOZMA in Modi’in and served as a Shaliach in Milwaukee, Wisconsin. Nir is married to Anat and they have three children.