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Monday, February 17 • 11:15am - 12:30pm
Who Is a Jew? A Multi-Dimensional Study: A Biblical, Halachic, Legal, and Political Survey

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In this text-based session, we will trace the explosive question of "Who is a Jew" from its Biblical origins all the way through recent conversion battles in Israel's Knesset. This question has yielded complex legal and political dilemmas in Israel, and has been a divisive force in Israel-Diaspora relations. Learn about the issue from someone who has been on the front line of this battle.

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Uri Regev

Uri Regev is one of Israel's most prominent rabbinic advocates for religious pluralism.  He serves as president of Hiddush: Freedom of Religion for Israel, a non-partisan, trans-denominational Israel-Diaspora partnership for religious freedom and equality.  He has led many of the legal battles concerning the "Who is a Jew?" debate, and other key issues of religion and state.  He founded the Israel Religious Action Center and was... Read More →


Monday February 17, 2014 11:15am - 12:30pm
Glen II

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