Dr. Nily Shiryon
November 9 and 10
Friday, November 9, Services at 7:30 p.m. Speaker Immediately Following
THE PSYCHOLOGY OF JEWISH HUMOR - What is Jewish Humor? What is Jewish humor NOT? What is the difference between Jewish Humor and Jew Humor? After this lecture, you will never again hear a joke the way you used to!
Saturday, November 10, During Services
THE BINDING OF ISAAC AS A TEST: PASS, FAIL, IMCOMPLETE
Saturday, November 10, During Kiddush
THE DESERT GENERATION: THEIR STORY – THEIR SECRET
Dr. Nily Shiryon is an Israeli Psychologist and Educator. She is in private practice in Ra'anana, where she sees a variety of patients -- adults and children -- and works as a consultant and analyst for information and public affairs material dealing with Israel and the Middle East. Dr. Shiryon holds a B.A. in Education; a B.A. in Broadcast Communications, and an M.A. and Ph.D. in Clinical Psychology.
She has worked in the field of Education, both in Israel and the United States, and is a consultant in Jewish Education and Jewish Studies, frequently working on special programs and special methods in Jewish Education. She was a Producer, Writer and Broadcaster for Israeli and Jewish programming at KQED FM (a National Public Radio affiliate) in San Francisco, CA. She has written for educational settings as well as for radio, and her material includes features and children's stories.
Dr. Shiryon lectures and presents workshops on a variety of topics, including Israel—both past and present; Jewish identity and problems of assimilation in the U.S. and Israel; as well as other topics on Israel, Judaism, Education and Psychology.
Dr. Shiryon divides her time between her private practice - which includes work with overseas patients - writing, workshops and lectures, both in Israel and abroad.