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Zionism, Diaspora Jewry & October 7th: A Panel Discussion with Minyan M’at

Wed, April 3 at 7:30 pm

Minyan M’at, an egalitarian kahal at Ansche Chesed, is thrilled to sponsor a series of panels devoted to exploring issues that affect our community after the horrors of October 7 and Israel’s response.  Outstanding Jewish thinkers will come together to talk about Jewish communal responses to October 7, the role of Zionism for Diaspora Jewry, the role of “Jewish Progressives”, and how we should think about prayer in a time of war.

All events are free and open to the public with online registration.

The second panel will feature:

  • Dr. Arnold Eisen, Chancellor Emeritus and Professor of Jewish Thought at the Jewish Theological Seminary.
  • Dr. David Kraemer,  Prof. of Talmud and Rabbinics Joseph J. and Dora Abbell Librarian at the Jewish Theological Seminary
  • Rabbi Joy Levitt, Central Synagogue, Former CEO Marlene Meyerson JCC
  • Ruby Namdar, Winner of Sapir Prize, Israel’s Highest Literary Award
  • Moderated by Judith Shulevitz, Author of The Sabbath World and Contributing Writer for the Atlantic


Wed, April 3
7:30 pm
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