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THE SCHEDULE IS SUBJECT TO CHANGE. One does not register for sessions.  Seating at individual sessions is first come, first served.
REGISTRATION and the Coat Room are on the 27th Floor along with many of the sessions. The Children’s Program, Lunch Room, Limmud Café and rooms E1, G3 and G4 are on the 16th Floor. There is easy access between the floors by 6 large elevators.
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Sunday, March 19 • 13:00 - 13:45
Forget 'Who is a Jew?' - What is a Jew?

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Are Jews a religion or a nation/ethnicity? The answer may be both. Can we really be both? Let's understand what 'nation' is and what 'religious' is. What is a Jew?

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Ben Hecht

Founding Director, NISHMA
Rabbi Benjamin Hecht is the Founding Director of NISHMA, an international Torah research, resource and educational endeavour devoted to the fostering of individual inquiry and the critical investigation of contemporary issues. www.nishma.org Rabbi Hecht is a blogger for Huffington Post Canada, Jewish Values Online and United with Israel. He serves as Rabbinical Advisor to Koshertube and Yad HaChazakah - the Jewish Disability Empowerment Center... Read More →

Sunday March 19, 2017 13:00 - 13:45
L3 27th Floor

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