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Vision and Warning: Gazing into the Jewish Future with Rabbis Arthur Green, Arthur Waskow, Phyllis O. Berman

The Center for Jewish Learning, Central Reform Congregation, Congregation B’nai Amoona, Jewish Community Relations Council, and the St. Louis Rabbinical and Cantorial Association presents

Vision and Warning:
Gazing into the Jewish Future

An Evening with Jewish Scholars with Rabbis Arthur Green, Arthur Waskow, and Phyllis O. Berman

Thursday, September 19, at 7 pm

Kaplan Feldman Complex
12 Millstone Campus Dr., 63146

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Well-known scholars of the Jewish past look towards Jewish life in the late 21st century. What new directions seem to be emerging, both in Israel and the Diaspora? What are the crucial issues with which our Jewish grandchildren and their rabbis will have to contend?

Rabbi Arthur Green, Ph.D was the founding dean and is currently Rector of the Rabbinical School and Irving Brudnick Professor of Jewish Philosophy and Religion at Hebrew College. He is Professor Emeritus at Brandeis University, where he occupied the distinguished Philip W. Lown Professorship of Jewish Thought. Dr. Green is the author of more than a dozen books, including Tormented Master: A Life of Rabbi Nahman of Bratslav; Keter: The Crown of God in Early Jewish Mysticism; and Radical Judaism: Re-thinking God and Tradition.

Rabbi Phyllis O. Berman is the founding director of the Riverside Language Program, a unique school in New York City for teaching English language and American culture to new immigrants and refugees. She is a leading Jewish Renewal liturgist, author, and storyteller. Rabbis Waskow and Berman are co-authors of Tales of Tikkun: New Jewish Stories to Heal the Wounded World, A Time for Every Purpose under Heaven: The Jewish Life-Spiral as a Spiritual Journey. 

Rabbi Arthur Waskow, Ph.D., is the founding director of The Shalom Center and co-founded ALEPH: Alliance for Jewish Renewal. Among his books are Down-to-Earth Judaism: Food, Money, Sex, and the Rest of Life. He is also the editor of Torah of the Earth: 4,000 Years of Jewish Thought on Ecology. 

Sh’ma: Listen! Speaker Series is generously funded by the Lubin-Green Foundation, a Supporting Foundation of the Jewish Federation of St. Louis.

The Sh’ma: Listen! Speakers Series promotes engagement with a wide spectrum of ideas as a means to deepen our community’s education and commitment to Jewish life. The views expressed by speakers are their own and not necessarily those of the Jewish Federation of St. Louis or the Center for Jewish Learning.

Sh’ma: Listen! Advisory Committee Chair
Rabbi Jeffrey Stiffman

Rabbi Tracy Nathan, Senior Educator, Center for Jewish Learning
Cyndee Levy, Director, Center for Jewish Learning

Jewish Federation of St. Louis
Gerald P. Greiman, Board Chair
Don Hannon, Chief Operating Officer

Online registration is closed, but walk-ins are welcome!