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May 2021

Aleph 2021: Zionism, Israel, and Social Justice

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Thursday, May 6 @ 8:00 am - 5:00 pm

Zionism, more than most movements of national liberation, has long had its eyes on making Israel a model for the world, not just a refuge from the world: David Ben-Gurion called this fulfilling the covenant, not just building an ark. This lecture will analyze this central theme in Zionism ideology, assessing what Israel has achieved - and where it has fallen short -- in creating a nation that fulfills the Torah's commandment to seek justice, not just for yourself but…