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The New Jewish Canon

Exploring Power and Powerlessness in The New Jewish Canon

First of a 4-part series from The New Jewish Canon on the Texts & Topics Shaping Modern Jewish Life.
Dr. Yehuda Kurtzer is the President of the Shalom Hartman Institute. Yehuda is a leading thinker and author on the meaning of Israel to American Jews, on Jewish history and Jewish memory, and on questions of leadership and change in American Jewish life. Yehuda led the creation of the Shalom Hartman Institute of North America in 2010 as a pioneering research and educational center for the leadership of the North American Jewish community, and teaches

The New Jewish Canon, a new anthology edited by Yehuda Kurtzer and Claire Sufrin, pulls 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 1: Yehuda Kurtzer Exploring Power and Powerlessness in The New Jewish Canon

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