On Wednesday, Dec. 13, at 6 p.m., Rabbi Brian Michelson of Reform Congregation Oheb Shalom will present the first in a new monthly series at the Wyomissing Public Library.
For the first program, Rabbi Michelson will discuss antisemitism, how it is manifested in words and actions, and how to combat it.
Rabbi Michelson has served Oheb Shalom since 1998. He is the Jewish chaplain at the Reading Hospital and a member of their Institutional Review Board. He is president of the Home Health Care Foundation, a successor organization of the Berks Visiting Nurse Association. He is vice president for Easy Does It Inc., a drug and alcohol treatment program for the homeless, and the Jewish Federation of Reading. He has been heavily involved in interfaith projects and dialogue in the Berks County area. He is one of the founders of “A Common Heart,” Jewish, Catholic, and Muslim Dialogue, for which he and his fellow co-founders were awarded the Franciscan Prize by Alvernia University in 2016.
The program is free and open to the public; registration is requested: email [email protected] or call the library at 610-374-2385. The Wyomissing Public Library is located at 9 Reading Blvd. in Wyomissing.