Susan J. Gordon, author of “Because of Eva”, traces her family’s harrowing escape out of Nazi Europe to a sole Hungarian woman named Eva, eventually befriending her in her final years. A program of the Jewish Historical Society.

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Israel’s Yemin Orde Youth Choir of at-risk immigrant youth performs with the teen choir of Central Synagogue, the Lower School Choir of the Abraham Joshua Heschel School and the Ramaz Upper School and Chamber Choirs. From Central Synagogue in NYC.

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Cornell University Professor of Judeo-Islamic Studies Ross Brann discusses the fruitful and close relationship between Jews and Muslims in the early Islamic caliphates. A program of the Center for Jewish History.

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UTJ President Rabbi David Novak speaks to the need for halachic ingenuity when it comes to the complexities of orthodox views of intermarriage and conversion. From the Union for Traditional Judaism’s “Finding Love in the Jewish Community” a two-day event from Long Beach Hotel in Long Beach, NY

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UTJ President Rabbi David Novak discusses the need for creativity in Jewish Law with regard to intermarriage and conversion. From the Union for Traditional Judaism’s “Finding Love in the Jewish Community” at Long Beach Hotel in Long Beach, NY.

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Steven Bayme, Director of AJC’s Contemporary Jewish Life Department, suggests ways for the Orthodox community to respond to the challenges and realities of intermarriage. A program of the Union for Traditional Judaism at Long Beach Hotel in Long Beach, NY

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In the context of identity and intermarriage, Rabbi Asher Lopatin discusses ways to respond to Jews who don’t identify with Judaism. From the Union for Traditional Judaism Symposium on marriage at Long Beach Hotel, Long Beach, NY

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Sharon Weiss-Greenberg shares findings from her crowd-sourcing research on orthodox Jews’ feelings towards dating, and the language of “the Shidduch Crisis”.  From the Union for Traditional Judaism’s “Finding Love in the Jewish Community.” At Long Beach Hotel in Long Beach, NY.

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Temima Goldberg Shulman, award-winning writer and teacher, uses texts to explore the readings of women’s roles in Jewish text and how we can reread them.  What are the myths women are taught through Jewish texts, the central idea of sacrifice and martyrdom. ie What was God’s plan for marriage in Genesis; we are not two […]

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Rabbi Shai Held, Co-Founder and Dean of Mechon Hadar, discusses how the Torah sees in humanity the ability to improve the world through technology. From A Morning of Learning by Mechon Hadar and Schechter Westchester in Hartsdale, N.Y. 

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