As Israeli journalist Nir Baram begins to lose faith in the two-state solution, he travels through the West Bank speaking to Palestinians & Israeli settlers – and has to re-evaluate his hopes for a peaceful resolution to the conflict. This award-winning documentary will be followed by a panel discussion reflecting on the situation in the West Bank.
To whom do we talk when we pray? For whom do we pray? Is joyful prayer the same as that born of dire need? We will spend a long session studying texts together and experimenting with applying what we learned from them in order to discover deeper ways of addressing the Divine using traditional liturgy.Prayer Lab.docx
This philosophical class will examine the changing concept of truth in modern and postmodern Jewish thought. We will explore an original approach to the deep challenges that this role of truth presents for religion; that of the relatively new Israeli scholar Rav Shagar (1947-2007).