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THE JEWISH STATE: FROM VISION TO REALITY 
with Dr. David Fishman and Dr. Hillel Gruenberg

In What Sense Is Israel a Jewish State?
Can a State Be Both Jewish and Democratic?
Do Jews in Israel Have Religious Freedom?

An Important New Eight-Session Course on Israel—Mondays at JTS

Mondays, 7:00–9:15 p.m.October 20, 27; November 3, 10, 17, 24; December 1, 8, 2014
JTS, 3080 Broadway (at 122nd Street), New York, NY
$350 / eight sessions

Explore the conceptual and practical origins of Zionist ideas and institutions, and consider the role they play in the social and political history of the State of Israel.
 Discuss how Zionism transformed itself from a fanciful vision into a widely recognized national movement.
Confront the compromises that the nascent State's leaders faced in order to translate an abstract vision into a concrete reality. 

Register online by October 12: www.jtsa.edu/JewishState

For more information, contact: Lynn Feinman
(212) 678-8821
lyfeinman@jtsa.edu

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