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Architect of the Jewish Future: A Conference on Rabbi Mordecai M. Kaplan

SFS Program for Jewish Civilization

Sunday, March 2, 2014 at 10:00 AM - Monday, March 3, 2014 at 5:00 PM (EST)

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Sponsored by The Mordecai M. Kaplan Center for Jewish Peoplehood, The Department of Jewish Studies of McGill University, and the Program for Jewish Civilization at Georgetown University.

This conference is on the life, work, and legacy of Rabbi Mordecai M. Kaplan.

The conference will be preceded by a Shabbaton on Saturday March 1, 2014 at Adat Shalom, Bethesda, MD. Information for the Shabbaton is available here: https://adatshalom.net/shabbaton

Please indicate which days of the conference you plan to attend by completing this Google Doc.

Tentative Schedule


Sunday, March 2, 2014 (Copley Formal Lounge, Copley Hall)


10:30 AM - Panel: Kaplan and his JTS Students

1:15 PM - Keynote: Kaplan, Heschel and the Future of North American Judaism

2:50 PM - Panel: Kaplan and Peoplehood

4:20 PM - Panel: Kaplan and Reform Judaism

8:00 PM - Concert: Magda Fishman & Shorashim (ICC Auditorium)


Monday, March 3, 2014 (Copley Formal Lounge, Copley Hall)


8:30 AM - Panel: Kaplan and Israel

10:05 AM - Panel: Kaplan and the "the Philosophers"

11:50 AM - Panel: Kaplan and Social Justice

2:00 PM - Panel: Kaplan and the Other Important Jewish Approaches

3:50 PM - Panel: Kaplan and the Future of the Reconstructionist Movement

 


Directions to Copley Formal Lounge, Copley Hall: From the Main Gate of Georgetown University, located at 37th and O Streets, NW, take the diagonal brick sidewalk to your right. The sidewalk will end in a red brick square. Copley Hall will be the gray stone building to your left. There is a set of stairs on the north side of Copley Hall with a double door entrance. Through these doors and to your right is Copley Formal Lounge. 

Directions to ICC Auditorium, Bunn Intercultural Center (ICC): From the Main Gate of Georgetown University, located at 37th and O Streets, NW, take the diagonal brick sidewalk to your right. The sidewalk will end in a red brick square. The Bunn Intercultural Center (ICC) will be the red brick building directly in front of you. From the main entrance of the ICC, you will enter the Galleria on the 3rd floor. The ICC auditorium is on second floor and may be accessed directly from the open staircase on west end of the Galleria on the north side. 

Have questions about Architect of the Jewish Future: A Conference on Rabbi Mordecai M. Kaplan? Contact SFS Program for Jewish Civilization

When & Where


Copley Formal Lounge
3700 O Street Northwest
Washington, DC 20007

Sunday, March 2, 2014 at 10:00 AM - Monday, March 3, 2014 at 5:00 PM (EST)


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