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Sunday, February 17 • 10:00am - 11:00am
On Entitlements and Obligations: Narratives of American Jewry

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We live in a moment in which American Jewry is internally torn about what Jewishness means, what Americanness means, and what the relationship between the two should be. In this session we will delve into these questions through 20th century American rabbinic case studies, with an eye towards life in America in 2019.

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Elana Stein Hain

Elana is Scholar in Residence and Director of Faculty at the Shalom Hartman Institute of North America, where she serves as lead faculty, oversees the content of leadership programs, and leads the Created Equal research team. Elana holds a PhD in Religion from Columbia, where she wrote a dissertation on legal loopholes in rabbinic law. She previously served as clergy at Lincoln Square Synagogue and The Jewish Center in Manhattan. Elana lives on the Upper West Side of Manhattan with her... Read More →

Sunday February 17, 2019 10:00am - 11:00am EST
Board Room (4th Floor)