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Friday, February 15 • 8:45pm - 10:00pm
Ger Toshav? On Non-Jews in Jewish Communities

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An exploration of classical and contemporary sources help us to think through the increasingly widespread, emotionally vexing question of the place and role of non-Jews in Jewish communities. We will consider some historical precedents to the present condition and theorize options from within the tradition to grapple with the set of questions that inevitably arise. Sources are provided in translation.

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Yehuda Kurtzer

Yehuda Kurtzer is President of the Shalom Hartman Institute of North America. The author of Shuva: The Future of the Jewish Past and a fellow in the Institute’s iEngage Project, Yehuda writes and teaches widely on the central challenges facing Jewish life in both America and Israel, and how new Jewish thinking can help us stand up to these challenges. He lives in Riverdale with his wife, Stephanie Ives, and their three children.


Friday February 15, 2013 8:45pm - 10:00pm
Brunswick A & B ballroom level