The real Jewish experience is more diverse than we ever imagined. How can the histories of diverse Jewish communities transform the Jewish present? Join Kahal B’raira and Rabbi Adam Chalom to learn and to grow! $9 per learning session.
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Learning Session #3, 9:30am-11:30am EST
Beta Yisrael – as the American Jewish community becomes more aware of and open to Jewish racial diversity, how can we learn from the experience of the Beta Yisrael (Ethiopian Jews) in the Jewish State of Israel?
Connecting the Dots – What do these examples of Judaism off the beaten path have in common, and where do they diverge? And what can we learn from this to open our own Jewish communities to today’s Jewish diversity?
Rabbi Adam Chalom has served as Dean-North America of the International Institute for Secular Humanistic Judaism since 2007. He is also the Rabbi of Kol Hadash Humanistic Congregation in suburban Chicago. Rabbi Chalom has spoken at several national and international conferences; edited and contributed to several volumes on Judaism, Humanism and their intersection; and provided weekend learning opportunities with Kahal Braira most recently in 2015. You can read more about his work at https://hjrabbi.wordpress.