Sun, Jan 14|
Israel & the Jewish People: Crash Course with Rabbi Ken Spiro
Two Mindblowing Presentations with historian, educator and author of “A Crash Course in Jewish History”, Israeli tour guide and podcast host Rabbi Ken Spiro.
T I M E & L O C A T I O N
Jan 14, 2024, 9:30 a.m. – 12:30 p.m.
Toronto, 3600 Bathurst St, North York, ON M6A 2C9, Canada
A B O U T
$36 per person for both sessions
$20 per person for only one session
Rabbi Ken Spiro’s quick-paced, humorous style catches and keeps an audience’s interest; his ability to explain deep concepts clearly makes an impact that lasts long after the presentation.
Rabbi Spiro is a Senior Lecturer and Researcher for Aish HaTorah, Jerusalem. In addition, he is a licensed tour guide from the Israel Ministry of Tourism.
Rabbi Spiro graduated from Vassar College with a BA in Russian Language and Literature and did graduate studies at the Pushkin Institute in Moscow.
He has an MA in History from The Vermont College of Norwich University and Rabbinic Ordination from Yeshiva Aish HaTorah in Jerusalem.
He has appeared on numerous radio and television programs such as B.B.C. Radio and TV., The National Geographic Channel, The Discovery Channel, The History Channel, Channel 4 England and Arutz Sheva-Israel National Radio. He is the author of WorldPerfect – The Jewish Impact on Civilization published by HCI books, Crash Course in Jewish History published by Targum Press and Destiny – Why a tiny nation plays such a huge role in history published by Geffen Publishing House. His writings and seminars can be accessed on www.kenspiro.com and www.aish.com.
Born and raised in the U.S. Rabbi Spiro has lived in Israel since 1982. He served in a combat infantry unit in the IDF. A father of five children, he currently lives in Jerusalem .
He is the co-host of the weekly Jewish history podcast "Remember What's Next" along with Ellie Bass.