Me’ah Select: Old/New World: The History of Zionist Ideas

November 5, 2019 Newton Centre $350.00
Go
(Photo: Tzogia Kappatou/iStock)
(Photo: Tzogia Kappatou/iStock)

Zionism sprouted from modernity, the 19th-century social and intellectual trends that challenged just what, exactly, it meant to be a Jew in a new era of history. In this class, we’ll explore how those ideas impacted the Jewish people in Israel and in America.

We’ll look at the key ideas of Zionism and how the thinkers, poets and artists of the post-1948 and post-1967 eras expressed the change that shaped these generations. To understand their ideas is essential for understanding why and how the State of Israel came to be, why it looks the way it does today and what it all means for 21st-century Judaism. The instructor is Rabbi Neal Gold.

This 10-week course will meet weekly on Tuesdays from November 5 to Jan. 28 (except for holidays). For financial aid and other questions, contact meah@hebrewcollege.edu.

Me’ah Select is a one-semester, in-depth exploration of a specific theme, text, personality or slice of Jewish history, taught at the college level but without papers and assignments. It is led by outstanding instructors from the Me’ah Classic faculty.

+ More... - Less...
Fact Sheet
When
Tuesday, November 5, 2019, 9:30 am - 12:00 pm
Where
Hebrew College
160 Herrick Rd
Newton Centre, MA 02459
Organized By
Price
$350.00 per adult
Go

CJP provides the above links concerning third-party events for your convenience only. CJP has no control over the content of the linked-to websites or events they describe, and accepts no responsibility for the websites, including any advertising or products or services on or available from such sites, or for any loss or damage that may arise from your attending, or registering to attend, the described events. If you decide to access any of the third-party websites linked to below, you do so entirely at your own risk and subject to the terms and conditions of use for such websites and event attendance. CJP is not responsible or liable to you or any third party for the content or accuracy of any materials provided by any third parties. All statements and/or opinions expressed in the linked-to materials or at the described events, and all commentary, articles and other content provided at the third-party websites or at the events, are solely the opinions and the responsibility of the persons or entities operating the linked-to websites and events. The inclusion of any link on this website does not imply that CJP endorses the described event, or the linked-to website or its operator.

More From...

More In...

More At...