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Online Tisha B'Av service and presentation by Prof David Passig - Futurist.

Wednesday, 29 July, 2020 8 Av 5780

6:15 PM - 8:15 PMZoom

Tisha B’Av commemorates the destruction of both Temples, a profound event in our history that had lasting ramifications that still echo to this day, that completely and irrevocably altered the path of Judaism. Are we today at the precipice of such a radical change?

Join us for an evening of solemn reflection on our past with the reading of the Book of Eicha (Lamentations) and also a glimpse into our potential future of Judaism with Guest Speaker Prof David Passig.

6:00pm - 7:15pm - Ma’ariv, Eicha and Kinnot with Andrea Catzel and Cantor George Mordecai.
7:15pm - 8:15pm - presentation by Prof David Passig - Futurist.

The Future of Judaism, Israel & World Jewry

For a century most of the scholars have failed miserably to predict the future of Israel. This lecture explains why and suggests a valid methodology with which one can predict with higher reliability the future of Israel and world Jewry. 

Prof. David Passig is a futurist, lecturer, consultant and best-selling author who specializes in technological, social and educational futures. Prof. Passig is Associate Professor at Bar-Ilan University (BIU), Ramat-Gan, Israel. Prof. Passig has consulted for many corporations as well as public and private sector institutes. He is the chair in one of his own FutureCode Ltd., which develops and employs tool kits of computerized Futures methods in decision making processes. He is the Co-founder and chief evangelist of Thinkz LTD, that develops Social IoT platforms and has served as the chief advisor to the Commissioner for Future Generations in the Israeli Knesset.

Prof. Passig's bestseller books are The Future Code and 2048. Each has received Israel's coveted Gold Book Award. His most recent book, Forcognito – The Future Mind, was published in Jan. 2013 and was at the top of the Israeli best seller list. His upcoming book is titled: The future of Judaism. Prof. Passig holds a Ph.D. degree in Future Studies from the University of Minnesota, Twin Cities.

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