Sunday, March 1, 2015 AdarI 10, 5775

Eric Berger

Staff Writer
A visiting Judaic studies fellow explains why he's conducting new research on the more than 250,000 displaced Holocaust victims who spent years in refugee camps after the war.
State Rep. Brendan Boyle and vocal Holocaust education advocate Rhonda Fink-Whitman lead group from the Klein JCC to lobby in front of the State Senate.
A Northeast Philadelphia resident from Moldova was among the 45,000 people who signed a petition protesting the furniture company's removal of a feature on a lesbian couple from the Russian edition of its monthly magazine.
Only a handful of the 11 fellows champion a distinctly Jewish mission, previously a pivotal requirement of the social entrepreneurship.
From arranging eco-focused alternative break trips to programming for a national environmental group, the founder of the Jewish Farm School wants to make sure Tu B'Shevat isn't the only time the earth gets attention.


Eric Berger has been a staff writer for the Jewish Exponent since August 2012.

Prior to that he spent six months interning at the Jerusalem Post and two years as reporter and then news and online editor of the Boonville Daily News, a community newspaper in Missouri. He has also written for the St. Louis Beacon, an online newspaper covering the St. Louis area.

He is a graduate of the Missouri School of Journalism.

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