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Saturday, February 16 • 5:00pm - 6:15pm
Do We Need Each Other? Christians, Jews, and Israel

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In this decisive hour for Jewish-Christian relations each community is also struggling with its complex relationship to Israel. What do current initiatives contribute to this new reality and where are we lost? The Jewish thinkers Martin Buber, Abraham Joshua Heschel and Emil Fackenheim all argued --in different ways-- for the significance and possibility of a mutually redemptive relationship through text study. What is needed in our time?  

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Rachel Sabath Beit Halachmi

Rachel Sabath Beit-Halachmi, PhD is a rabbi and a Senior Fellow at the Shalom Hartman Institute and directs its Christian Leadership Initiative. She writes a monthly column in the Jerusalem Post and her articles have also appeared in the Jewish Week, the Jewish Journal and Sh'ma. Rachel teaches and mentors students of HUC-JIR and JTS and speaks throughout N. America. For two decades she directed leadership programs for lay leaders and rabbis... Read More →

Saturday February 16, 2013 5:00pm - 6:15pm
Monroe concourse level