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Modern Orthodoxy Today in The New Jewish Canon

Final session in 4-part series from The New Jewish Canon on the Texts & Topics Shaping Modern Jewish Life.
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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

The New Jewish Canon, a new anthology edited by Yehuda Kurtzer and Claire Sufrin, brings together a series of texts that shaped a generation and pairs each selection with an insightful contemporary essay explaining its continuing significance today. This 4-part lecture series explores some of the most compelling themes from the book, including power, media, Orthodoxy, and diversity.

Session 4: Elana Stein Hain explores Modern Orthodoxy Today: Practice and Belief, Tradition and Text, Culture and Halakha.

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