Chertoff to Speak at Agudas Achim

Chertoff to Speak at Agudas Achim

Lecture series honors Rabbi Jack Moline.

Meryl Chertoff, executive director of the Aspen Institute’s Society and Justice program, will be the featured speaker Oct. 14 at the 4th annual Rabbi Jack Moline Lecture at Agudas Achim Hebrew Congregation.

Chertoff’s presentation is titled “Pluribus or Unum: Allyship and Resilience Counter an American Crisis.” She will speak about how houses of worship and community-based groups can work together to create trust and partnerships that bridge division and build social capital needed in times of crisis.

Chertoff also directs the Inclusive America Project on religious pluralism in America. Additionally, she is an adjunct professor of law at Georgetown Law, where she teaches about state government.

The lecture series honors Rabbi Jack Moline's three decades of service and leadership to Agudas Achim Congregation. The lecture is free and open to the public and will begin at 4 p.m. RSVP by Oct. 11 to or 703-998-6460. Agudas Achim Congregation is located at 2908 Valley Drive.