Recent studies point to declining synagogue membership and denominational identification as signs of a crisis in American Judaism. This symposium focuses attention on theological dimensions of the perceived crisis.
Join us for cocktails, desserts, and a rare opportunity to see brainy, angst-ridden, hilarious, no-holds-barred author Shalom Auslander in Chicago. Mr. Auslander will speak about and sign copies of his new book, Hope: A Tragedy.
Since the 1920s, the game of Mah Jongg has ignited the American imagination with its beautiful tiles, mythical origins, and communal spirit. Celebrate Chinese New Year with an exploration of how the “game of a thousand wonders” became a national pastime.
On July 3, 1933, Jewish Day was celebrated at the Chicago World’s Fair. The highlight was a spectacular pageant called "The Romance of a People," produced by Meyer Weisgal of the Zionist Organization of America.
Lisa Pearl Rosenbaum was born and raised in New York. She studied modern dance and majored in religion and philosophy at New York University, and then studied international relations at Hebrew University in Jerusalem.
Digital media are changing the way young people learn, play, socialize, and participate in civic life. The MacArthur and Pearson foundations are hosting a panel of experts to discuss the role digital media play in young people’s lives.