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Us and Them…and We – Our Relationship with Israel

October 28, 2021


Price: $75 for all three sessions

RSVP: HaNefesh

This three-session cluster will delve into some of the elements that make up our relationship with Israel in our heart, mind, and soul.
Session 1: “Visions of Israel…Past, Present, Future” will examine our relation to the various streams of Zionism and Israel/Diaspora relations.

Session 2: “Diversity of Judaism…here and there, then and now” will briefly examine the development of modern Judaism in Europe, America and Israel and then look at the current streams in Israel with a special look at Reform, Conservative, cutting-edge modern orthodoxy and ethnic groupings.

Session 3: “Identity and Difference: Dilemmas of American Jews and Israeli Jews” will cover such topics as religion and state, anti-Semitism and anti-Zionism, the peace process and Israeli Jews in the U.S.

Thursdays, noon-1:30pm Pacific Time
October 28, November 4 and November 11