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VIA ZOOM: EWJ Speaker Series: Together and Apart - The Accusation and Dilemma of Dual Loyalties

Sunday, April 11, 2021 29 Nisan 5781

9:30 AM - 12:00 PMPlease register below and the Zoom link will be sent to you in an email

part iii: THE FUTURE OF JEWISH PEOPLEHOOD IN ISRAEL AND AMERICA

Within a very few generations the Jewish people have been transformed from being stateless to having two vibrant but different homes, in the United States, and Israel. Together and Apart is a three part series of video lectures and discussion that explores the complex and shifting relationship between American and Israeli Jews. In recent years the atmosphere of devotion and unity between our two Jewish centers has been challenged by divisions arising from nationalism, dual loyalties, antisemitism, and anti-Zionism. The sessions will explore these difficult issues and discuss ways to renew and reinforce the bonds between the Jews of Israel and America.

The video lectures are a part of the iEngage Project of the Shalom Hartman Institute, a Jewish research and education institute based in Jerusalem, Israel. The Institute offers pluralistic Jewish thought and education to scholars, rabbis, and community leaders in Israel and North America. The institute's goal is to strengthen Jewish peoplehood, identity, and pluralism, and to enhance the Jewish and democratic character of Israel.

Exploring the World of Judaism is a program of Congregation Shir Hadash and Jewish LearningWorks and is supported in party by the Newton and Rochelle Becker Charitable Trust and the Myra Reinhard Family Foundation. Click here for more information. If you would like to receive weekly email reminders and descriptions of each talk, please send your name and email address to ExploringWJ@jewishlearningworks.org and specify CSH/EWJ.


ADULT EDUCATION COMMITTEE

The Shir Hadash Adult Education Committee meets about every two months to plan the Adult Education calendar and coordinate educational events, speakers, retreats and classes. When needed, we establish sub-committees to work on specific educational programs and events. We do exciting and important volunteering work for our community. If you are interested to join us or learn more about the work we do, please reach out to Sharla Kibel at board-adulteducation@shirhadash.org.

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