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Sunday, February 15 • 1:30pm - 2:45pm
Who is Judaism For, Anyway? Universalism and Particularism in a New Key

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Demographic and social changes have brought down many of the barriers separating Jews and others. Some see this as a threat to Jewish continuity; others see it as an opportunity for Jewish teachings to speak to new audiences. Does Judaism have something distinctive to say to the world today – and to Jews who participate actively in a global culture? We’ll explore this question through the lens of “Jewish sensibilities”: approaches to life embedded in Jewish stories, texts and practices.


Jonathan Woocher

Jonathan Woocher is the president of the Lippman Kanfer Foundation for Living Torah, which promotes efforts to connect Jews and others to Jewish wisdom, sensibilities, and experiences that help them to lead more purposeful and fulfilling lives and to shape a better world. Previously, he worked for twenty-seven years at Jewish Education Service of North America (JESNA). He serves on the boards of the Covenant Foundation and Bikkurim: An... Read More →

Sunday February 15, 2015 1:30pm - 2:45pm

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