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Covenantal Zionism: Religious Perspectives

Dr. Elana Stein Hain is the Rosh Beit Midrash and a Senior Fellow at the Shalom Hartman Institute of North America, where she serves as lead faculty, engages in research and curriculum development and consults on the content of lay and professional leadership programs. A widely well-regarded teacher and scholar, Elana is passionate about bringing rabbinic thought into conversation with contemporary life. To this end, she created Talmud from the Balcony, an occasional learning seminar

Elana Stein Hain tells us that Judaism itself is less rich without Jews living autonomously in Israel, because the covenant between God and the Jewish people includes the promise of Jews continually returning to this land. This session was recorded on June 29, 2022 during the summer Community Leadership Program at the Shalom Hartman Institute in Jerusalem.

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