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iEngage: Israel’s Milestones and Their Meanings

January 14 at 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm

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One event on October 29, 2018 at 7:00pm

One event on November 12, 2018 at 7:00pm

One event on November 26, 2018 at 7:00pm

One event on January 14, 2019 at 7:00pm

One event on January 28, 2019 at 7:00pm

One event on March 11, 2019 at 7:00pm

The Legacy of the Past and the Challenge of the Future
Rabbi Spilker Teaches Israel’s History
Hartman Video Lecture Series

Memory is a central element in defining modern Jewish identity. As we look to Israel’s future, we need to engage anew with our past and explore its meanings and consequences. Through the consideration of major historic moments, this iEngage Project series grapples with the different ideas and values that shape the meaning of modern Israel, Zionism, and Jewish identity today.

This innovative new course explores the pivotal events of 1947 and 1967 – following the 1917 Balfour Declaration – as key moments when Zionism unleashed new thinking about the meaning of Jewishness for generations to come. The course engages Jews in an open and pluralistic discussion about issues of Jewish identity, peoplehood, ethics, and theology, as they relate to nationhood, land, sovereignty, Jerusalem, occupation, and moral red lines.

Learning Israel’s History through Text and Videos of Experts
Monday Nights, 7-9 taught by Rabbi Adam Stock Spilker

Oct 8 – 1917 – Balfour Declaration: The Idea of a Homeland for the Jewish People
Nov 12: 1947 – The United Nations Partition Plan:
The Jews in the World
Nov 26: 1967 -The Six Day War: Power, Land and God
Jan 14: Judea and Samaria: Occupation or Liberation
Jan 28: One State, Two States: Moral Red Lines
March 11: Jerusalem of God, Prayer and Peoplehood

COST: $36/Mount Zion members; $72/Public; Tuition is for the entire series.
Each session is a stand-alone class; please attend as many as you are able.

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Date:
January 14, 2019
Time:
7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
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Venue

Mount Zion
1300 Summit Avenue
St Paul, 55105 United States
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Phone:
651-698-3881