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Peter Geffen

KIVUNIM
Founder and Executive Director
Worldwide
Peter A. Geffen is Founder and Executive Director of KIVUNIM—The Institute World Jewish Studies and Founder of The Abraham Joshua Heschel School in NYC. From 2003-05, he served as the Executive Director of The Center for Jewish History, the largest archive of Diaspora Jewish life in the world. He created and served as principal of the Park Avenue Synagogue High School in NYC from 1967-1985. In the 1960’s he served as a civil rights worker for Dr. Martin Luther King in Orangeburg, South Carolina and has been involved in all of the significant social justice issues of the past 50 years. He lives in Manhattan and is married to Susie Kessler, Director of the Makom Spirituality Center at the JCC in Manhattan and has three children: Rabbi Jonah Geffen (and Julia Mannes), Rabbi Daniel (and Lu) Geffen and Jewish educator Nessa Geffen and two grandchildren, Bina 6 and Shula 2 and another due very soon!. In 2012, Peter was the recipient of the prestigious Covenant Award.Peter's attendance at Limmud NY 2016 is made possible by funds from The Covenant Foundation.
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