Congregation Beth Israel

Congregation Beth Israel

Lebanon, Pennsylvania

Lecture Series

The Congregation Beth Israel Lecture series was created to bring world renowned speakers to Lebanon to enrich the cultural life of our community.

Previous speakers:

  • Elie Wiesel (1987)
  • Madam Jehan el-Sadat (1988)
  • Dr. Joyce Brothers (1989)
  • Wolf Blitzer (1990)
  • Elliot Abrams (1991)
  • Rabbi Harold Kushner (1992)
  • Dr. Sonya Friedman (1993)
  • the Hon. Jeane Kirkpatrick (1994)
  • the Hon. William A. Brown (1995)
  • Leon Uris (1996)
  • Carl Bernstein (1997)
  • Lawrence Eagleberger (1998)
  • William Kristol (1999)
  • Judith Viorst (2000)
  • Alan Dershowitz (2001)
  • Morton Kondracke (2003)
  • The God Squad (Rev. Monsignor Thomas J. Hartman and Rabbi Marc A. Gellman, Ph.D)(2004)
  • Lisa Myers (2006)
  • The Faith Club (Ranya Idliby, Suzanne Oliver, and Priscilla Warner) (2008)
  • Rodger Kamenetz (2009)
  • Geraldine Brooks (2010)
  • Markus Zusak (2011)
  • Ronald Cotton & Jennifer Thompson (2013)
  • Steven Galloway (2014)
  • Christina Baker Kline (2015)
  • Forrest Pritchard (2016)
  • Elizabeth Wein (2017)

We appreciate your support of this non-profit series. Your generosity enables us to present these personalities to the public at a reasonable price. Thank you.