Resources
 

Resources

Study Materials

 

Righting Past Wrongs: Reparations and Repentance

Prepared by Rabbi Jason Rubenstein, Dean of Students and Alumni, Yeshivat Hadar

What To Do With Images Whose Messages We Oppose: Crosses and Confederate Monuments

Prepared by Rabbi Jason Rubenstein (Dean of Students and Alumni, Yeshivat Hadar) and Rabbi Aviva Richman (faculty member at Yeshivat Hadar)

Violence and Humility in Jewish Politics: Contemporary Israeli Religious Views of Church and State

Prepared by Rabbi Jason Rubenstein, Dean of Students and Alumni, Yeshivat Hadar

Conscientious Objection: When Authority Must Be (Dis)Obeyed

Prepared by Rabbi Jason Rubenstein, Dean of Students and Alumni, Yeshivat Hadar

How Much Debate Do We Need? How Much Can We Take?

Prepared by Rabbi Jason Rubenstein, Dean of Students and Alumni, Yeshivat Hadar

Should We Pray for the Government or About It?

Prepared by Rabbi Jason Rubenstein, Dean of Students and Alumni, Yeshivat Hadar

Study materials created for B’nai Jeshurun’s Faith & Public Life program by:


 

Video and Audio

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

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.

Due to technical difficulties, we are not able to provide video footage of this lecture.

 

 

 

 

David Litt and Robin Pogrebin in Conversation: Words and Politics in America Today

Lecture 3: Dr Jonathan Haidt
The Jewish Art of Constructive Disagreement

Lecture 4: Dr Yehuda Kurtzer
The Moral, The Political, and The Partisan: Jewish Community and Jewish Values in an Era of Polarization

Journalism: The Family Business—with Clyde and Maggie Haberman

On Being: Krista Tippett with U.S. Poet Laureate Tracy K. Smith