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Sunday, February 15 • 3:00pm - 4:15pm
Towards a Theology of the Child: The Chovat HaTalmidim as Case Study in Complexity

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How does Judaism view the complex character of childhood? How does the idea of “Jewish childhood” develop in the modern era, when social and psychological factors place a premium on youth, individuality, and development. Through a careful reading of two spiritual giants of the 20th century, the Hasidic educational theorist Kalonymous Kalman Shapira, and the Modern Orthodox leader, Joseph Soloveitchik, we will explore the theological contours of this critical age.

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Mark Gottlieb

Mark Gottlieb is Senior Director of the Tikvah Fund. He previously served as Head of School at Yeshiva University High School for Boys and and as principal of the Maimonides School in Brookline, MA, and has taught at the Frisch School, Hebrew Theological College, and the University of Chicago. He received rabbinical ordination from the Rabbi Isaac Elchanan Theological Seminary and an MA in Philosophy from the University of Chicago. Mark lives... Read More →


Sunday February 15, 2015 3:00pm - 4:15pm
Glenbrook

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