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Taking the Pulse of the American Jewish Community: Zionism, Justice and Freedom
Friday-Saturday | January 27-28
How does American Jewry's historic commitment to Zionism, constitutional freedoms, and civil rights shape our community today and into the future?
Join us for a timely discussion of the critical issues impacting our community and larger society today.
Cost (includes all meals and programming on Friday and Saturday):
Members/$75; General/$95; Children (18 and under)/$32
Register now! Registration deadline: Friday, January 20, 5:00 pm
Jeffrey Rosen, acclaimed as "the nation's most widely read and influential legal commentator," is the President and CEO of the National Constitution Center, law professor at George Washington University, frequent contributor to The Atlantic, and author of Louis Brandeis: American Prophet.
Deborah Lauter, recognized as the leading advocate on behalf of the Jewish communal agenda, is the Senior Vice President of Policy and Programs at the Anti-Defamation League (ADL) and a member of PAS.
Musical Guest Artist:
Neshama Carlebach, is a world-renowned singer and one of the creators of Soul Doctor, the Broadway play about the life of her father, Rabbi Shlomo Carlebach.
Friday | January 27
5:00 pm | Kabbalat Shabbat for Families with Young Children with Rabbi Ethan Witkovsky, Cantor Rachel Brook, and Guest Artist Neshama Carlebach
*Separate registration required - sign up here.
5:30 pm | Soul of Shabbat with Neshama Carlebach: Prepare your hearts and souls for Shabbat with wine, cheese and music. Cosponsored by the Women's Network
5:45 pm | Teen Conversation with Jeffrey Rosen
6:15 pm | Kabbalat Shabbat with Guest Artist Neshama Carlebach
7:30 pm | Shabbat Dinner and Z’mirot with Neshama Carlebach
8:30 pm | Jeffrey Rosen, Louis D. Brandeis and the Future of Zionism, Privacy, and Free Speech
9:30 pm | Dessert Reception
Saturday | January 28
9:00 am | Window on Israel: Peace Seeking, Pluralistic and Democratic - The Quest for Israel's Soul, with Rabbi Zuckerman and Guest Deborah Lauter
9:00 am | Shaharit & Parashat HaShavua
9:45 am | Shabbat Morning Services
11:30 am | Jeffrey Rosen, The Future of the Constitution: Privacy, Free Speech, Executive Power, and the Supreme Court
12:15 pm | Kiddush Luncheon and Z’mirot with Neshama Carlebach
12:45 pm | Minha
1:00 pm | Deborah Lauter, Justice, Justice: Pursuing a Jewish Communal Agenda in a New Era
2:00 pm | Critical Issues at the Forefront of the American Jewish Community: Dialogue with Deborah Lauter and Jeffrey Rosen, moderated by Rabbi Elliot Cosgrove