Modern Zionism & Jerusalem
How do we relate to the State of Israel? Are we in the process of Geulah? And why is Jerusalem so significant and at the center of these questions? Join Shira Selter as she explores modern Zionism and the centrality of Jerusalem through classical and modern sources, between Yom Haatzmaut and Yom Yerushalayim.
Shira Selter has a Bachelor of Education in Tanach and Jewish History from Herzog College in Israel. Prior to this, she studied at Nishmat for a year. During her national service, Shira volunteered as a program director for Livnot U'Lehibanot in Tzfat, where she organized and led Jewish identity programs for college-aged participants from overseas. She served as a madricha at Midreshet Amudim, as well as a teaching assistant at MMY and at Midreshet Amudim. Shira has taught Mishna, history and English to middle schoolers in Efrat, and is currently pursuing her M.A. in Tanach at Bar-Ilan University.