Jewish Utopia: Can We Really Repair the World?
Saturday, February 26 at Noon
A discussion led by Rabbi Joshua Garroway, Ph.D. Leading Scholar of Ancient Judaism and Christianity Hebrew Union College-Jewish Institute of Religion
In the face of Christian messianism, Jews articulated many intriguing yet contradictory visions of the Jewish utopian ideal. Rabbi Joshua Garroway Ph.D. explores the spectrum of Jewish utopian aspirations, including Torah's Mishkan building, post-destruction Temple restoration, Shabbatai Tzvi's false messianism, Zionism, Tikkun Olam, and more. Until we are left to ask: Can we really repair the world?