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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Dr. Susannah Heschel of Dartmouth College discusses how German Jewish historians Abraham Geiger and Henrich Graetz contrast Judaism, Christianity and Islam. The 59th Leo Baeck Memorial Lecture of Leo Baeck Institute at Center For Jewish History, NYC.

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An interfaith discussion of the ethical and spiritual facets to voting with Burton Visotzky , Elena Procario-Foley , Jerusha Lamptey and Michael Peppard . By AJC of Westchester/Fairfield & Iona College.

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Join Chief Executive Officer of Jewish National Fund Russell Robinson, Rabbi Elliot Cosgrove of Park Avenue Synagogue, Director Emeritus of the Anti-Defamation League Abraham Foxman, Executive Vice Chairman of the Conference of Presidents of Major American Jewish Organizations Malcolm Hoenlein, and Janice Weinman, CEO and Executive Director of Hadassah, for a discussion on the future […]

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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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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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Brooke Goldstein, Founding Director of “The Lawfare Project,” discusses the way the law can be used to fight the delegitimization of Israel. With Linda Scherzer, a Hadassah and NY Jewish Week program from the Skirball Center at Temple Emanu-El of NYC.

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Karen Kaplan, author of Descendants of Rajgrod, talks about her father’s troubled history as a holocaust survivor, the abuse he passed on to his family, and the reconciliation with the past she sought. A program of the Riverdale Y from the Riverdale Y Senior Center.

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