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The Legacy of Rabbi Levy's Leadership

Shalom Chevrei: Numerous times each week I stroll through the Michigan Room on my way to the chapel to pray or meditate. I take in the lake and acknowledge Rabbi Levy, whose portrait hangs on the wall. I’m a great admirer of Rabbi Levy, z”l. I have great respect for his legacy. One of the contributions of Rabbi Levy’s leadership I appreciate most is his service as President of the Central Conference of American Rabbis; and in particular, his decisive vote on the CCAR’s Columbus Platform of 1937. There are many elements in this platform that make it so transformative, but perhaps none more important than its stance on the creation and sustenance of a modern state of Israel: "In the rehabilita

Shalom Hartman Institute Information

Shalom Chevrei! Some of you may have seen notifications regarding Shalom Hartman and would like to know more about the institute and the class. The Shalom Hartman Institute is “a leading center of Jewish thought and education, serving Israel and North America. Their mission is to strengthen Jewish peoplehood, identity, and pluralism; to enhance the Jewish and democratic character of Israel; and to ensure that Judaism is a compelling force for good in the 21st century.” Our class, “Engaging Israel: Foundations for a New Relationship” is a series of nine lectures and conversations with Hartman Institute scholars led by Rabbi Dr. Donniel Hartman that responds to growing feelings of disenchantme

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