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Intellectual History of Religious Zionism - Lunchtime series with Rabbi Wolkenfeld

Past Sessions
Thursday, February 14, 2019 9 Adar I 5779 - 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM - Chicago Loop Synagogue (16 South Clark Street)
Thursday, January 24, 2019 18 Shevat 5779 - 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM - Chicago Loop Synagogue (16 South Clark Street)
Thursday, December 13, 2018 5 Tevet 5779 - 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM - Chicago Loop Synagogue (16 South Clark Street)

Seventy years after the establishment of the State of Israel, support for Israel is a core component of the worldview of many religious Jews. It is part and parcel of the way that we understand Judaism itself. Yet Zionism, as an ideology, has been and remains controversial among Jewish communities with a competing allegiance to the primacy of Torah and Mitzvot. This class will explore the history of religious Zionism and its potential for the future.

Part I: December 13, 12:00 PM
"From the 'Heralds of Zion' to the Founding of the Mizrahi Party"

Part II: January 24, 12:00 PM
"Varieties of Religious Anti-Zionism"

Part III: February 14, 12:00 PM
"Messianic Religious Zionism and Its Alternatives"

Cost is $15 for lunches by The Sandwich Club. To RSVP for this course, contact the Chicago Loop Synagogue office at 312-346-7370 or loopadmn@chiloopsyn.org.

 

 

 

 

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