About The Event
The New Jewish Canon, a new anthology edited by Yehuda Kurtzer and Claire Sufrin, pulls together a series of texts that shaped a generation.
The book pairs each selection with an insightful contemporary essay explaining its continuing significance today. Join the Shalhevet Institute and scholars from the Shalom Hartman Institute for a 4-part series exploring some of the most compelling themes from the book, including power, media, Orthodoxy and diversity.
- Jan. 6, 2021 – Yehuda Kurtzer: Exploring Power and Powerlessness in The New Jewish Canon
- Feb 4, 2021 – Mijal Bitton: Identity and “Who Counts?” in The New Jewish Canon
- March 11, 2021 – David Zvi Kalman: Books, Blogs, and Other Packaging for Jewish ideas in The New Jewish Canon
- April 29, 2021 – Elana Stein Hain: Modern Orthodoxy and America in The New Jewish Canon
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