The New Jewish Canon with Rabbi David Wise

December 20, 2021, 8:00 pm

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THE NEW JEWISH CANON WITH RABBI WISE

MONDAY EVENINGS AT 8PM,
BEGINNING NOVEMBER 8TH

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:

 

  1. Introduction – November 8th

  2.  Jewish Politics and the Public Square – November 15th

  3. History, Memory, and Narrative – November 29th

  4. Religion and Religiosity – December 6th

  5.  Identities and Communities – December 13th

  6.  Theme: Intermarriage – December 20th

  7.  Theme: Feminism – January 3rd

  8.  Theme: Holocaust Memory – January 10th

  9.  Theme: Israel and Jewish Power, part 1 – January 24th

  10.  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.

PLEASE PURCHASE THE BOOK PRIOR TO THE CLASS

Below is a link to purchase the book on AMAZON. 
https://www.amazon.com/New-Jewish-Canon-Emunot-Philosophy/dp/1644693607

The book may also be rented from BOOKSRUN.  https://booksrun.com/

The below link includes comments from the publisher, Academic Studies Press.  
https://www.academicstudiespress.com/emunot/the-new-jewish-canon

The link below includes comments from the Hartman Institute. 
https://www.hartman.org.il/the-new-jewish-canon/