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Issues for Jewish Men Today

Harry Brod and Shawn Zevit discuss their experience over the years writing about and leading retreats and workshops for Jewish men. Particular attention is given to the issues of being a man in Western culture and a Jew, and how these religious, ethnic, and gender issues impact Jewish men today. An episode of Heart, Mind and Spirit.

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Educating Future Jews: Jewish-Americans or American Jews?

A frank exploration of the purpose of religious school and how conflicts between religious status and identity can be addressed by Reconstructionist congregations. Are we teaching our children to approach American culture and values from a Jewish perspective or are we teaching them to explore Jewish culture and values from an American perspective?
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