Graduate Theological Union

Is Peoplehood Possible (or desirable) in a Global Era?

Dates: 
Thursday, May 2, 2013 - 12:30pm

Part of a Lecture Series titled "Is There Such a Thing as the Jewish People? Rethinking Jewish Membership for a Global Era"
featuring Jewish Studies Scholar, Professor and Author, Noam Pianko

Osher Marin JCC Visiting Scholar Noam Pianko, Jewish Studies scholar, professor and author of “Zionism and the Roads Not Taken: Rawidowicz, Kaplan, Kohn” will explore probing questions about peoplehood; past, present, and future to reassess the possibilities and limitations of Jewish collectivity today.

Vegetarian lunch will be provided

Is Peoplehood Possible (or desirable) in a Global Era?
Can (and should) the idea of a shared set of criteria linking all Jewish people around the globe be preserved? The final lecture explores the possibilities and limitations of making collective claims about Jewish unity and identity today.

Thursday, May 2, 12:30pm
NEW LOCATION: Richard Dinner Board Room, GTU, 2400 Ridge Rd, Berkeley