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Monday, February 15 • 12:00pm - 1:15pm
Educating for Jewish Civilization

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This session will take a deep dive into the idea of Judaism as a Civilization, one of the Center for Jewish Peoplehood Education's six themes. We will explore how Mordecai Kaplan's conception of Judaism applies in our own time, talking about some of the mores, folkways, and customs of the contemporary American Jewish community, as well as the social institutions that comprise it. We will also talk about resources available to explore this topic within communities back home.

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Daniel Olson

Peoplehood Education and Outreach, NY Region, Center for Jewish Peoplehood Education
Daniel Olson is a PhD Student in Education and Jewish Studies at NYU. His dissertation research will be about the various meanings of the term “inclusion” in Jewish Education, related mostly to learners with disabilities. His most recent professional work has been with the Center... Read More →

Monday February 15, 2016 12:00pm - 1:15pm EST

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