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
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.
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.
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.