Combined Jewish Philanthropies (CJP):

ONLINEJewish Visions of an Ideal Society

March 25, 2020 Free
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(Photo: CJP)

This will now be offered via Zoom. Please register for details.

“Jewish Visions of an Ideal Society: An Exploration of Philip Roth’s ‘Conversion of the Jews’” with Dr. Abigail Gillman is part of the “Jewish Visions of an Ideal Society: Messianism, Utopianism, and Self-Perfection” section of The Rabbi Samuel Chiel (zt”l) Genesis Forum.

Bring your lunch and join us for these fascinating, free discussions led by some of Greater Boston’s most sought after teachers. All are welcome, no experience or Jewish background is required to enjoy this stimulating exploration.

We live in tumultuous times. In past generations, Jews have dealt with chaos by dreaming of a better future. In this year’s Genesis Forum Downtown, our sessions will look at models of idyllic dreaming from the Jewish past as a way to build our own dreams for the Jewish present.

Our teachers include rabbis, professionals, and academics, all of whom will help us draw strength and meaning from Jewish perspectives. Our lunchtime conversation will be infused with lively debate as we explore ancient and modern Jewish wisdom.

Photocopies of the texts to be studied will be supplied, and will be available online following each class, along with recordings of the discussions.

View more information, including the schedule of dates and topics. The Rabbi Samuel Chiel (zt”l) Genesis Forum is free and open to the public, but registration is required.

For more information, please email or call 617-457-8789.

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Wednesday, March 25, 2020, 12:00 pm - 1:15 pm

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