JustCulture: The Jewish Cultural World of Justice Louis D. Brandeis

March 2, 2014 Waltham $250.00

Instructor: Avi Bernstein
Sundays, March 2, March 9, March 16, March 23 and March 30
Time: 3:30 – 6:00 p.m.
Location: Mandel Center for the Humanities, Classroom G10

Join Brandeis scholar Avi Bernstein and uncover the foundations of Louis Brandeis’ Jewish cultural world. You will discover Justice Brandeis’ connections to the beginnings of Reform, Conservative, Orthodox and Reconstructionist Judaism in America; his pioneering role in the American Zionist movement; his relations with the Ethical Culture Society of New York; the role of justice and freedom of conscience in his conception of modern religion; and his hopes for the future of Jewish culture, both in America and in Israel.

About the faculty: Avi Bernstein is director of the Brandeis Osher Lifelong Learning Institute and an associate of the International Center for Ethics, Justice and Public Life at Brandeis University. He has written on the cultural philosophies of Hermann Cohen, Martin Buber, Emmanuel Levinas and Charles Taylor. From 2005 until 2009, he served as director of the Master in Jewish Liberal Studies program at Hebrew College.

$250 for 5 sessions

Event Location: Brandeis Univesity
415 South Street, Waltham, Massachusetts, 02453

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Sunday, March 2, 2014, 3:30 pm - 6:00 pm
Brandeis University
415 South St
Waltham, MA 02453
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