Temple Beth Torah

Israel Course with Rabbi Mimi

February 15, 2024    
7:00 pm - 8:30 pm

Please RSVP to Rabbi Mimi

As we look to Israel’s future in this uncertain time, we need to engage anew with our past and explore its meanings and consequences for the future. Through the consideration of major historic moments, this learning series grapples with the different ideas and values that shape the meaning of modern Israel, Zionism, and Jewish identity today.

Unit 1: 1917 – The Balfour Declaration: The Idea of a Homeland for the Jewish People

Unit 2: 1947 – The United Nations Partition Plan: The Jews in the World

Unit 3: 1967 – The Six Day War: Power, Land and God

Unit 4: Approaches to the West Bank and Gaza

Unit 5: One State, Two States – Moral Red Lines

Thursdays – February 8th, 15th, 22nd, 29th, March 7th and 14th on Zoom from 7-8:30pm