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Welcome to The Foundation for Jewish Studies' Podcast. Please visit our website to learn about upcoming events and donate to support our programs and this podcast. We invite you to join our mailing list and subscribe to our blog. Enjoy the lectures!

 
Feb 15, 2009

Speaker: Professor Ed Kaplan, Department of Romance Studies, Brandeis University

Location: Pearlstone Conference and Retreat Center; Reisterstown, MD

Part one dicusses Heschel’s life and how his belief in sacred humanism resulted in his religious response to world events.

The Josephine F. and H. Max Ammerman Study Retreat

Jan 13, 2009

Speaker: Warren L. Miller, Chairman of the United States Commission for the Preservation of America’s Heritage Abroad

Location: Sixth & I Historic Synagogue; Washington, DC

The Holocaust resulted in the annihilation of much of Eastern Europe’s Jewish population. In many countries, no Jews were left to care for the Jewish communal properties. This destruction, desecration, and deterioration of properties continued under Communist regimes. This lecture discusses the challenge of protecting these sites and the threat to Jews worldwide from the growing threat of Holocaust deniers.

Dec 16, 2008

Speaker: Dr. Douglas Johnston, International Center for Religion and Diplomacy

Location: Washington DCJCC

The most serious threat confronting the world today is the potential marriage of religious extremism with weapons of mass destruction. Dr. Johnston discusses how the International Center for Religion and Diplomacy serves as a bridge between religion and politics in preventing and resolving conflicts in various parts of the world.

Nov 20, 2008

Speaker: Professor Michael Walzer, School of Social Science, Institute for Advanced Study, Princeton University

Location: Ohr Kodesh Congregation; Chevy Chase, MD

In this lecture, Prof. Walzer discusses how wars have been waged within the Jewish tradition.

Nov 13, 2008

Speaker: Rabbi Dr. William Cutter, Director of the Kalsman Institute on Judaism And Health, Hebrew Union College-Jewish Institute of Religion, Los Angeles

Location: Sixth & I Historic Synagogue; Washington, DC

Yehudah Amichai was an Israeli poet and is considered by many to be Israel's greatest poet.

Sep 1, 2008

Speaker: Rabbi Joshua O. Haberman, DHL, Founder and Chairman of the Board of the Foundation for Jewish Studies, Rabbi Emeritus of Washington Hebrew Congregation

Location: Pearlstone Conference and Retreat Center; Reisterstown, MD

Delivered in what would have been the 130th year of Buber's life, part four is a critical appraisal of his impact on today’s Judaism.

The Dr. Harvey H. Ammerman Memorial Study Retreat

Sep 1, 2008

Speaker: Rabbi Joshua O. Haberman, DHL, Founder and Chairman of the Board of the Foundation for Jewish Studies, Rabbi Emeritus of Washington Hebrew Congregation

Location: Pearlstone Conference and Retreat Center; Reisterstown, MD

Part three discusses how Buber discovered Hasidism and why he felt an attraction to that way of life.

The Dr. Harvey H. Ammerman Memorial Study Retreat

Aug 31, 2008

Speaker: Rabbi Joshua O. Haberman, DHL, Founder and Chairman of the Board of the Foundation for Jewish Studies, Rabbi Emeritus of Washington Hebrew Congregation

Location: Pearlstone Conference and Retreat Center; Reisterstown, MD

Part two describes Buber's struggle to come to terms with biblical beliefs in the aftermath of the Holocaust.

The Dr. Harvey H. Ammerman Memorial Study Retreat

Aug 31, 2008

Speaker: Rabbi Joshua O. Haberman, DHL, Founder and Chairman of the Board of the Foundation for Jewish Studies, Rabbi Emeritus of Washington Hebrew Congregation

Location: Pearlstone Conference and Retreat Center; Reisterstown, MD

Part one discusses how Buber was able to encounter God after the Holocaust.

The Dr. Harvey H. Ammerman Memorial Study Retreat

Aug 1, 2008

Click on the name of the speaker to view their available lectures.

Cooperman, Dr. Bernard Dov

Haberman, Rabbi Joshua O.

Moore, Dr. Deborah Dash

Saperstein, Professor Marc

 

 

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