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Afternoons With…Casual Conversations with Special Guests

Afternoons With…Casual Conversations with Special Guests
Join us throughout the year for our new Sunday lecture series. Hear from scholars, writers, and activists making meaningful contributions to the Jewish world and beyond. Talks, performances, and curated question and answer sessions hosted by Temple B’nai Abraham.


Sunday, October 24,  at 3:30 PM

Dr. Job Jindo:  Academy for Jewish Religion
“Chayei Sarah: Antisemitism/Xenophobia in a Biblical Setting”

The lecture explores the challenges of othering and xenophobia as reflected in Chayei Sarah (Genesis 23:1–25:18) and discusses if and how Judaism can be an answer to the ever-growing tendency of divisiveness in liberal societies.


Sunday, November 21, at 3:30 PM

Max Gross: Author of The Lost Shtetl
Speaking, Q & A and book signing.


Sunday, December 12, at 3:30 PM

Jodi Rudoren: Editor in Chief of The Forward
From the New York Times to the Forward: Practicing Journalism in a Polarized World


Sunday, March 20, at 3:30 PM

Terry Teachout: Author, Playwright and Drama Critic of the Wall Street Journal

“The Americanization of Tevye: Assimilation and the Broadway Musical.”


Sunday, April 10, at 4:00 PM

Rabbi Shai Held: President and Dean of Hadar

A Good God, an Evil Tyrant, and the Fate of the Universe


Sunday, May 15, at 3:30 PM

Rabbi Jill Jacobs: CEO of T’ruah

The Rabbinic Call for Human Rights

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