Sunday, April 20, 2014 Nisan 20, 5774
Organization:
Congregation Adath Jeshurun
Cost:
No cost for Symposium; $15 for lunch

Location

7763 Old York Road
Elkins Park  Pennsylvania  19026
United States
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Congregation Adath Jeshurun is an inclusive, egalitarian Conservative synagogue welcoming all irrespective of gender, race, or sexual orientation. Dual-faith families who want to be involved in the Jewish community are also welcomed.

Symposium: Creating a Modern Jewish Community: Understanding Who We Are, Imagining Who We Might Become.

October 27, 2013 9:30 AM

This symposium will provide a thought-provoking assessment of the contemporary state of the national Jewish community and insights into the future of American Jewry. The symposium will feature three prominent Jewish scholars: Rabbi Bradley Shavit Artson, Chair of the Ziegler School of Rabbinic Studies at the American Jewish University in Los Angeles, who will address “The Place of Faith in the Life of the Modern Jew: A God You Can Believe In, A Commandment You Can Respond To”; Los Angeles-based Rabbi Sharon Brous, named by Newsweek as top among the fifty most influential American rabbis in 2013, who will present “Reanimating and Redefining a Holy Community”; and Dr. Steven M. Cohen, Professor of Jewish Social Policy at Hebrew Union College-Jewish Institute of Religion, who will speak about “Major Trends in American Jewry Today: Diversity, Fluidity, and Hybridity.” A catered buffet lunch will be available for a nominal prepaid cost of $15.00. Please do not bring your own food. Payment for lunch must be received in advance with a check made payable to Congregation Adath Jeshurun. Day-of lunch requests will be $18.00. Sorry, we cannot accept credit cards for payment. All registrations must be received by Congregation Adath Jeshurun no later than Tuesday, October 22. Capacity is limited. On-site registration will be available but will be limited. Late entries will be accommodated on a first-come first-served basis. Please call the AJ synagogue office to register or for more info. 9:30 a.m. to 2:30 p.m.

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The Collaborative
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