Lecture Series

Lecture Series

The public lecture series will examine the topic of Faith & Public Life through historical and sociological perspectives, and will use interactive elements to bring participants into conversation with each other about the underlying values that drive their political views.


Lecture 4: Dr Yehuda Kurtzer

The Moral, The Political, and The Partisan: Jewish Community and Jewish Values in an Era of Polarization

Wednesday, May 30 | 7:00PM | BJ Sanctuary
Dr Kurtzer is President of the Shalom Hartman Institute of North America and teaches widely in the Institute’s many platforms.

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Previous Lectures

Lecture 3: Dr Jonathan Haidt
The Jewish Art of Constructive Disagreement: Just What We Need In a Polarized Time


Lecture 2: Dr Deborah Dash Moore
What Can New York Jewish History Teach Us about Faith in Public Life?

Click here to listen to the audio recording, with introduction by Rabbi Felicia Sol.


Lecture 1: Dr Moshe Halbertal
A Jew in the World: Private Citizen/Public Advocate