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Peter Geffen

KIVUNIM
Founder and Executive Director
Worldwide
Peter Geffen is a founder of The Abraham Joshua Heschel School in NYC, former Director of the Israel Experience Program for the CRB Foundation and an Israel education specialist. His career as a social activist started as a civil rights worker for Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.. He has been deeply involved in Arab-Jewish co-existence work since the early 1960’s. Peter served as Executive Director of The Center for Jewish History. He has designed and conducted international travel programs for teenagers and adults including the Kivunim summer teachers’ programs that have served over 1500 participants. Peter was a recipient of the 2012 Covenant Award, the highest recognition given to Jewish educators.

Peter's participation in LimmudFest NY was made possible with generous support from The Covenant Foundation.