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Sunday, February 21 • 2:00pm - 2:50pm
The Controversy Over Conversion

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Conversion is one of the most controversial issues in Judaism today. The four movements of Judaism have different approaches to conversion – which sometimes create conflict. How do we deal with this? Could there be a solution? What do the classical textual sources of Judaism say? How has this issue been dealt with in Jewish history? What questions does this issue raise about what it means to be Jewish in the twenty-first century? With intermarriage rate at over 70% of non-Orthodox American Jewry, this is an issue that we all need to confront.

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David Kalb

Rabbi, Beit Ohr Torah
David Kalb is the Rabbi of Beit Ohr Torah. His goal is to bring Judaism into all aspects of life, believing that Judaism has to be a holistic experience that can operate in the real world. Kalb approaches scholarship as a living part of Jewish experience. Kalb is an Associate faculty... Read More →

Sunday February 21, 2016 2:00pm - 2:50pm EST
Alcove North Second Floor