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Friday, February 15 • 2:15pm - 3:30pm
'Flexigidity': The Secret of Jewish Adaptability

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Mark Twain famously asked: "what is the secret of Jewish immortality?" Charles Darwin famously observed that it is the most adaptable of species that survives. This talk will explore the idea of flexigidity, a merger between the words 'flexibility' and 'rigidity', which captures the secret of Jewish adaptability.

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Gidi Grinstein

Gidi Grinstein is the founder and president of the Reut Institute, whose mission is to impact Israel and the Jewish world, making an indelibly Jewish, Israeli contribution. He is writing a book titled Flexigidity: On the Secret and Mechanisms of Jewish Survival, Security, Prosperity and Leadership in the Diaspora and Israel. A graduate of Tel-Aviv University Schools of Law & Economics, he was a Wexner Israel Fellow at Harvard’s... Read More →

Friday February 15, 2013 2:15pm - 3:30pm
Brunswick A & B ballroom level