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Loneliness: The Existential Jewish Problem
Rabbi Marc Katz, Assistant Rabbi at Congregation Beth Elohim in Brooklyn
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Citing modern psychology and Jewish texts, Rabbi Marc Katz urges us to both recognize and respond to loneliness in ourselves and our communities.
Themes: Leadership  Community  
DATE POSTED:  06-10-2014 MORE ABOUT THE TALK

Loneliness is a real and pervasive condition. Even King David "called out from the depths," aching for connection. Citing modern psychology and Jewish texts, Rabbi Marc Katz urges us to both recognize and respond to loneliness in ourselves and our communities.

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BE INSPIRED
Citing modern psychology and Jewish texts, Rabbi Marc Katz urges us to both recognize and respond to loneliness in ourselves and our communities.
ABOUT THE TALK

Loneliness is a real and pervasive condition. Even King David "called out from the depths," aching for connection. Citing modern psychology and Jewish texts, Rabbi Marc Katz urges us to both recognize and respond to loneliness in ourselves and our communities.

ABOUT THE SPEAKER

Originally from Barrington RI, Rabbi Katz received a B.A. from Tufts University in 2006. At Tufts, he studied Comparative Religion while serving as the captain of his college swim team. Before entering rabbinical school, he worked as a Legislative Assistant for the Religious Action Center of Reform Judaism lobbying for environmental protection and health care reform on behalf of the Reform movement.

After returning from his first year of rabbinical school at the Hebrew Union College in Jerusalem, Rabbi Katz began working at Congregation Beth Elohim in Brooklyn, first as a religious school teacher and then, starting in the fall of 2009, as Revson Rabbinic Intern. He currently serves there as the Assistant Rabbi.

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MEET Rabbi Marc Katz

Originally from Barrington RI, Rabbi Katz received a B.A. from Tufts University in 2006. At Tufts, he studied Comparative Religion while serving as the captain of his college swim team. Before entering rabbinical school, he worked as a Legislative Assistant for the Religious Action Center of Reform Judaism lobbying for environmental protection and health care reform on behalf of the Reform movement.

After returning from his first year of rabbinical school at the Hebrew Union College in Jerusalem, Rabbi Katz began working at Congregation Beth Elohim in Brooklyn, first as a religious school teacher and then, starting in the fall of 2009, as Revson Rabbinic Intern. He currently serves there as the Assistant Rabbi.

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