The New Jewish Canon, edited by Yehuda Kurtzer & Claire E. Sufrin, is an extraordinary text that includes 70 original articles by leading Jewish figures over the past 40 years, from Menachem Mendel Schneerson to Ruth Calderon. Commentary on each of the articles is provided by contemporary Jewish scholars.
With the help of the facilitator’s guide, Rabbi Wise has organized the material into nine sessions with an introduction. The Schedule is as follows:
Introduction – November 8th
Jewish Politics and the Public Square – November 15th
History, Memory, and Narrative – November 29th
Religion and Religiosity – December 6th
Identities and Communities – December 13th
Theme: Intermarriage – December 20th
Theme: Feminism – January 3rd
Theme: Holocaust Memory – January 10th
Theme: Israel and Jewish Power, part 1 – January 24th
Theme: Israel and Jewish Power, part 2 – January 31st
Class will be held in the Bar Area of the Ballroom.
We will still provide a Zoom link below for all those who aren’t able or ready to attend in person.
Watch for your Etz Hayim HHB emails for the link to join the meeting virtually.