Rabbi Mordecai Kaplan (1881-1983) was the founder of Reconstructing Judaism, which centres on the concept of Judaism as an evolving civilization. Please join us to hear Sydney Nestel, a noted Kaplan scholar, who will deliver two talks on Kaplan. All are welcome!
Date: Saturday Feb. 23, 2019
Location: 30 Clearly Ave, NOW Room (lower level)
4:15 pm – 5:30 pm: Judaism Without Supernaturalism: An Overview of the Life and Thought of Rabbi Mordecai Kaplan
5:30 pm – 7:00 pm: Havdallah led by Rabbi Liz followed by Seudah Shlishit, the classic "third-meal" of Shabbat, traditionally associated with learning. Please bring a pot luck offering for sharing.
7 pm – 8:30 pm: The Religion of Ethical Nationhood: Rabbi Mordecai Kaplan on Jewish Peoplehood; A Multiculturalist in the Age of Nationalism
Sponsor: Or Haneshamah