Ever since the fall of the Temple — and that’s been some time now — Jewish communities have been led, organized, and fueled by local Jewish organizations. But — to borrow from one of my favorite movies — “The world is changed. I feel it in the water. I feel it in the earth. I smell it in the air.”
Given our changing world, what is now the relationship between Jewish organizations and the community?
The panel at Kesher Israel might not have all the answers, but they’re going to take a shot. And given the panelists they’ve arranged, it’s going to be a pretty good shot.
The chosen panelists — Gary Rosenblatt, Rabbi Elie Kaunfer, Dr. Erica Brown, and Dr. Jonthan Sarna — not only guarantee that there will be as many degrees in one room as is humanly possible, but also that there will be a lively discussion with competing perspectives.