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Spring Seminar with Rabbi Weinberg

March 5, 2018 @ 6:00 pm - 8:15 pm

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An event every week that begins at 6:00 pm on Monday, repeating until May 1, 2018

Through the consideration of major historic moments, this iEngage Project series grapples with the different ideas and values that shape the meaning of modern Israel, Zionism, and Jewish identity today. The course explores the pivotal events of 1947 and 1967 – following the 1917 Balfour Declaration – as key moments when Zionism unleashed new thinking about the meaning of Jewishness for generations to come. The course engages students in an open and pluralistic discussion about issues of Jewish identity, peoplehood, ethics, and theology, as they relate to nationhood, land, sovereignty, Jerusalem, occupation, and moral red lines.
Monday evenings 6:00 pm (Supper – RSVP REQUESTED); Class – 6:45 pm  (NEW TIME)

Session 1 – 3-5-18: 1917 – The Balfour Declaration: The Idea of a Homeland
for the Jewish People
Session 2 – 3-12-18: 1947 – The United Nations Partition Plan: The Jews in the World
Session 3 – 3-19-18: 1967 – The Six Day War: Power, Land and God
Session 4 – 3-26-18: Judea and Samaria: Occupation or Liberation
Session 5 – 4-2-18: One State, Two States: Moral Red Lines
Session 6 – 4-16-18: Jerusalem of God, Prayer and Peoplehood
Session 7 – 4-23-18: Jerusalem of Responsibility, Loss, and Hope
Session 8 – 4-30-18: The Jubilee Year and Beyond: Milestones and their Meanings

Please RSVP online or call the Temple office at 847-675-0951.



March 5, 2018
6:00 pm - 8:15 pm
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Temple Beth Israel
3601 W. Dempster Street
Skokie, IL 60076 United States
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