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A Tale of Two Zions
Rabbi Mishael Zion, Co-Director, Bronfman Youth Fellowships
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Israel and America - does the Jewish community have TWO ‘promised lands’? Rabbi Mishael Zion tells of the two great Jewish projects of the modern era and asks us: can we tell the tale of two Zions?
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DATE POSTED:  06-01-2014 MORE ABOUT THE TALK

Israel and America - does the Jewish community have TWO ‘promised lands’? Framed by his family’s story and the immortal words of Rabbi Hillel (“If I am not for myself, who will be for me?...”), Rabbi Mishael Zion tells of the two great Jewish projects of the modern era and asks us: can we tell the tale of two Zions?

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Israel and America - does the Jewish community have TWO ‘promised lands’? Rabbi Mishael Zion tells of the two great Jewish projects of the modern era and asks us: can we tell the tale of two Zions?
ABOUT THE TALK

Israel and America - does the Jewish community have TWO ‘promised lands’? Framed by his family’s story and the immortal words of Rabbi Hillel (“If I am not for myself, who will be for me?...”), Rabbi Mishael Zion tells of the two great Jewish projects of the modern era and asks us: can we tell the tale of two Zions?

ABOUT THE SPEAKER

Rabbi Mishael Zion is Co-Director and Director of Education at the Bronfman Fellowships, a community of over 1,000 young Jewish leaders grounded in Jewish learning and Pluralism. Mishael oversees the education of new fellows in the Israeli and American fellowships, as well as works with the global alumni community. Mishael studied at Yeshivat Maale Gilboa and was ordained by Yeshivat Chovevei Torah in 2011. He has served on the faculty of the Hartman Institute and the Skirball Center in New York – and as a Staff Sargent in the Gaza Strip. As a student Mishael worked for Israel’s popular Channel Two, running a (less-than-popular) literary TV show. An avid writer, Mishael blogs regularly at Text and the City and is the co-author of “A Night to Remember: The Haggadah of Contemporary Voices” (2007) and the Israeli best-seller “Halaila HaZeh: Haggadah Yisraelit” (2004). In 2013 Mishael was named one of ten “Rabbis to Watch” by Newsweek/the Daily Beast.

 
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Rabbi Mishael Zion is Co-Director and Director of Education at the Bronfman Fellowships, a community of over 1,000 young Jewish leaders grounded in Jewish learning and Pluralism. Mishael oversees the education of new fellows in the Israeli and American fellowships, as well as works with the global alumni community. Mishael studied at Yeshivat Maale Gilboa and was ordained by Yeshivat Chovevei Torah in 2011. He has served on the faculty of the Hartman Institute and the Skirball Center in New York – and as a Staff Sargent in the Gaza Strip. As a student Mishael worked for Israel’s popular Channel Two, running a (less-than-popular) literary TV show. An avid writer, Mishael blogs regularly at Text and the City and is the co-author of “A Night to Remember: The Haggadah of Contemporary Voices” (2007) and the Israeli best-seller “Halaila HaZeh: Haggadah Yisraelit” (2004). In 2013 Mishael was named one of ten “Rabbis to Watch” by Newsweek/the Daily Beast.

 

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