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Conversations about Jewish Identity and Culture

Fall 2023 Series: Conversations about Jewish Identity and Culture

A three-part series, led by Rabbi Pamela Gottfried
Sundays from 10:30 a.m. to noon

Sunday, October 29
Jewish Liturgy & Music: Conversation with Cantorial Soloist Kyra Goldman
Learn about one woman’s experience of reconnecting with her Jewish roots and be inspired by her story at this session with Kyra Goldman: composer, musician, cantorial student at the Academy of Jewish Religion and TKE cantorial soloist. 

Sunday, November 5
Making Sense of Israel Today
Join Professor Edward Queen, Director of the D. Abbott Turner Program in Ethics and Servant Leadership at Emory University’s Center for Ethics, for a discussion of the current social-political situation in Israel. 

Sunday, November 12
What Kind of a Jewish Name is Smith?
Join Rabbi Gottfried for a discussion of the history of Jews changing their names in America. Using selections from Dara Horn’s book of essays, People Love Dead Jews: Reports from a Haunted Present, we will grapple with questions of Jewish identity and assimilation, as well as discrimination against Jews in the 20th century and today. 

This series is full. Registration has closed.

Sat, December 2 2023 19 Kislev 5784