The following was submitted by Congregation Israel Springfield:
Robert Berman, director of the Halachic Organ Donor Society, will join Congregation Israel Springfield as its Scholar-in-Residence Friday and Saturday.
Robert Berman has an MPA from the Harvard Kennedy School of Government, an MBA from Baruch College, and a BA from Yeshiva University in economics. He is also a graduate of Gruss Kollel of Higher Jewish Studies and Yeshivat Hakotel in Jerusalem.
Mr. Berman has been a social activist for many Jewish causes, and was a freelance journalist, published in New York Magazine, the Jerusalem Post, Jewish Week, Moment Magazine and the Jerusalem Report.
He is the founder and director of the Halachic Organ Donor Society.
Mr. Berman will speak Friday evening, Shabbat morning and late afternoon. Exact schedule to follow. All are welcome.