Shavuot Service with talk by
world-renowned Prof. Jeffrey Sachs:
“The Ethics of Sustainable Development”
9:00am: Services start
Approx. 10:30am: Prof. Jeffery Sachs presentation
11:15am: Yizkor service / dedication of plaques
Please join Congregation Neveh Shalom in welcoming world-renowned professor of economics, leader in sustainable development, senior UN adviser and bestselling author Prof. Jeffery D. Sachs to our congregation. He will be speaking prior to Yizkor, about 10:30am. Everyone is invited and welcome.
About Prof. Sachs
Jeffrey D. Sachs is a world-renowned professor of economics, leader in sustainable development, senior UN advisor, bestselling author, and syndicated columnist whose monthly newspaper columns appear in more than 100 countries. He is the co-recipient of the 2015 Blue Planet Prize, the leading global prize for environmental leadership. He has twice been named among Time Magazine’s 100 most influential world leaders, being called “the world’s best known economist.” A recent survey by The Economist Magazine ranked Professor Sachs as among the world’s three most influential living economists of the past decade.