Please note: This lecture is postponed due to a personal family emergency. It will be rescheduled to February 2020. Details to follow.
The American Jewish community has a particular way of talking about Israel that often reflects positions of connection, affiliation and politics. From his vantage point as a bridge between Israeli and American Jews, Donniel Hartman will reflect on the ways American Jews speak about Israel and the challenges of that conversation.
Rabbi Hartman is president of the Shalom Hartman Institute and author of Putting God Second: How to Save Religion from Itself. Donniel is the founder of some of the most extensive education, training and enrichment programs for scholars, educators, rabbis and religious and lay leaders in Israel and North America. He is a prominent essayist, blogger and lecturer on issues of Israeli politics, policy, Judaism and the Jewish community.
Rabbi Hartman holds a Ph.D. in Jewish philosophy from Hebrew University, an M.A. in political philosophy from New York University, an M.A. in religion from Temple University and Rabbinic ordination from the Shalom Hartman Institute. He is the author of The Boundaries of Judaism; co-editor of Judaism and the Challenges of Modern Life and Spheres of Jewish Identity; and lead author of Speaking iEngage: Creating a New Narrative Regarding the Significance of Israel for Jewish Life. He is currently completing his next book, Who are the Jews?.
The lecture will be held in English.
Wednesday, December 4
Freidenrich Conference Center (Bldg F) 4th Floor
$20 General Public | $18 Members and J-Pass holders
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