Dr. Sharon Goldman is scholar in residence at Temple Emanu-El of Closter during services that begin September 7 at 9 a.m. Dr. Goldman, a vice president of Shalem College and director of its America Israel studies program, is a frequent speaker and writer on Zionism, the American-Jewish diaspora, and the U.S.-Israel relationship. She also works on leadership development and training. Before making aliyah in the summer of 2018, Dr. Goldman worked in AIPAC’s Northeast region; she also was an assistant professor of political science at Ramapo College of New Jersey and an executive board member of Northern New Jersey Hillel. 180 Piermont Road. (201) 750-9997 or templeemanu-el.com.