Civic Duty, Democracy, and Rabbinic Judaism, taught by Rabbi Benjamin J. Samuels, CJP Genesis Scholar and Rabbi of Congregation Shaarei Tefillah, is part of the The Dimensions of Jewish Civic Duty of The Rabbi Samuel Chiel (zt”l) Genesis Forum.
Jewish Voices and Visions for Our Shared Future
Sessions meet on Wednesdays, 12:00 – 1:15 p.m. Three different locations this year.
This event is free and open to the public.
Bring your lunch and join us for our popular Genesis Forum. This year, we bring the discussions to new sites downtown and in the suburbs. We offer three distinct sections at three different venues. Choose the place and program convenient to you — or join us for all three. We look forward to learning withyou!Photocopies of the texts studied will be provided.Bring your own lunch, if you’d like. Coffee and tea will be available.
CJP welcomes the participation of interfaith couples and families, and people of all abilities, backgrounds, and sexual orientations.
An election year inspires learning and conversation about our shared future and the society we create and uphold. Together, we will explore the call to leadership, the dimensions of civic duty, and our unity amidst difference. Each section covers four topics and their relationship to our theme, Jewish Voices and Visions for Our Shared Future.
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