Pioneer journalist will speak at Congregation Neve Shalom

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Jane Eisner will be the guest speaker at 7 p.m. on June 23 at Congregation Neve Shalom, 250 Grove Ave., Metuchen.

Eisner is a pioneer in journalism, former editor-in-chief for more than a decade at the Forward and the first woman to hold the position at the influential Jewish national news organization. She is a frequent commentator on radio and television. For six years, Eisner served as host of The Salon, the first-ever women’s program produced by The Jewish Channel. In addition to her Inquirer column “American Rhythms,” which was syndicated to 100 newspapers, Eisner has also written for The New York Times, the Washington Post, Newsday, Brookings Review, Columbia Journalism Review, Ma’ayan and the Reconstructionist, and served as a regular panelist on the WPVI television talk show “Inside Story.”

 

The program is free to the public, and light refreshments will be served.