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The Ethics of Public Leadership: Who Speaks for the Jews?
A public conversation on the question of "Who Speaks for the Jews?"

Yehuda Kurtzer and Jeremy Burton
"The Ethics of Public Leadership: Who Speaks for the Jews?"

Introduced by Rabbi Wes Gardenswartz
Q&A Moderated by Amy Klein

Yom Ha’atzmaut 5775
Wednesday, April 22, 2015
at Temple Emanuel, Newton, MA

Members of the Jewish community hold a wide spectrum of beliefs, and in the aftermath of the recent elections in Israel, our sense of communal identity is being tested. We are left to wonder if anyone has the right – or the responsibility – to speak on behalf of us all. The evening featured a discussion between Yehuda Kurtzer , President of the Shalom Hartman Institute of North America and Jeremy Burton , Executive Director of the Jewish Community Relations Council of Greater Boston.

 

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