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Sunday, February 14 • 10:15am - 11:30am
Two Journeys in Search of God and Torah: Shai Held and David Ingber in Conversation

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Shai Held and David Ingber are founders of major Jewish religious institutions-- Mechon Hadar and Romemu respectively-- and long-time veterans of Limmud NY.  In this unique session, they will engage in an honest, searching (and totally unscripted) conversation about God, about the future of Judaism and the Jewish People, about the place of faith and doubt in their own lives, and about their own spiritual journeys.  A conversation you will not want to miss.

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Shai Held

Co-Founder, Dean and Chair in Jewish Thought, Mechon Hadar
Shai Held is Co-Founder, Dean and Chair in Jewish Thought at Mechon Hadar, where he also directs the Center for Jewish Leadership and Ideas. A renowned scholar and educator, Shai is a 2011 recipient of the Covenant Award for excellence in Jewish education, and he has taught for synagogues and learning institutions across the United States and Israel. His book Abraham Joshua Heschel: The Call of Transcendence was published by Indiana University... Read More →
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David Ingber

David Ingber was named by Newsweek as one of the top 50 most influential rabbis in the US and by the Forward as one of the 50 most notable US Jews. He promotes a renewed Jewish mysticism that integrates meditative mindfulness and physical awareness into mainstream, post-modern Judaism. His rich perspective and full-bodied approach to Jewish learning have brought him to speak worldwide. David is the founder and spiritual director of Romemu, a... Read More →


Sunday February 14, 2016 10:15am - 11:30am
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