The New Jewish Canon is a collection of the major prose writing on the ideas and debates of Jewish life

from 1980 to 2015.


"Some of the very best Jewish learning does

not happen in seminar rooms, synagogues, or

online, but at home, around the kitchen

table or sitting on the couch." The New Jewish Canon


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The Texts & Topics Shaping Modern Jewish Life

Join the Shalhevet Institute and scholars from the Shalom Hartman Institute for a 4-part series exploring some of the most compelling themes from the book, including power, media, Orthodoxy and diversity.

January 6

8-9:30pm ET

February 4

8-9:30pm ET

March 11

8-9:30pm ET

April 29

8-9:30pm ET

About the Editors

Dr. Yehuda Kurtzer is the President of the Shalom Hartman Institute of North America. Yehuda is a leading thinker and author on the meaning of Israel to American Jews, on Jewish history and Jewish memory, and on questions of leadership

and change in American Jewish life.

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Dr. Claire Sufrin is a scholar of religion specializing in modern Jewish thought and theology. Her research and teaching focus on German-Jewish thinkers such as

Martin Buber, post-Holocaust theology, biblical interpretation, the intersection of religion and literature, and gender and religion.

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