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Thursday, April 22, 2021
7-8 pm Central | Zoom

Featuring power-couple Abraham D. Sofaer and Marian Scheuer Sofaer in conversation on the Jews of India, diplomacy and current events in Israel, Iran, and the Middle East.

Vin and Laurel Gupta, local philanthropists and business leaders, will introduce their long-time friends the Sofaers during this program.



Abraham D. Sofaer  & Marian Scheuer Sofaer
Abe was born into the Jewish community in Bombay (now Mumbai), appointed to the U.S. Federal District Court at the age of 40, and now serves as the George P. Shultz Distinguished Scholar and Senior Fellow at Stanford University’s Hoover Institution. Editor of Synagogues of India, Marian had the honor of presenting the book to Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi. Married for 40+ years, the couple has 5 children, co-founded an arbitration and mediation firm, and enjoy frequent trips to both India and the Middle East.

Learn more about this program and the Sofaer's in this Jewish Press article.

This program is presented by the Jewish Federation of Omaha and the Jewish Federation of Omaha Foundation, and funded by the Philip and Ethel Klutznick Chair in Jewish Civilization at Creighton University.