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Sunday, February 14 • 3:30pm - 4:45pm
The State of Liberal Zionism: A Public Conversation

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Many people believe that liberal Zionism is in crisis. During our conversation we will examine the legacy of cultural Zionism and the imaginative narratives on which the State of Israel is established. Together, we will explore how we can reclaim the aspirational language that inspired the founding of the Jewish State that has been lost in the decades preserving it.


Ruth Calderon

Ruth Calderon is one of Israel’s leading figures spearheading efforts to revive Hebrew Culture and a pluralistic Israeli-Jewish identity. In 1989, she co-established in Jerusalem ELUL. In 1996, she founded in Tel Aviv ALMA. Ruth is the author of “A Bride for One Night” (2001... Read More →
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Yehuda Kurtzer

Yehuda Kurtzer is the President of the Shalom Hartman Institute of North America. Yehuda received his doctorate in Jewish Studies from Harvard University and MA in Religion from Brown University, and is an alumnus of the Bronfman Youth and Wexner Graduate Fellowships. Previously... Read More →

Sunday February 14, 2016 3:30pm - 4:45pm