June 20 2011

Rabbi Jacks - Where have all the Jews Gone?

Where have all the Jews gone? Why is the number of Jews shrinking? Why does it seem that young Jewish people are not as engaged in communal activities as their parents were? What is the secret to Jewish Continuity? How do we re-interest a new generation in our ancient heritage?

Part of the Talk of the Town series, every Thursday at 12.15pm at Wingate Group, 9/333 Collins St. Click here to go to the JBD event page.

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June 2 2011

Rabbi Jacks - Jews by Choice

Jews by Choice. Are converts looked down upon in Judaism? Why is conversion to Judaism so hard? Shouldn’t we be encouraging members of other faiths to join our People? What is the conversion controversy in Israel all about?

Part of the Talk of the Town series, every Thursday at 12.15pm at Wingate Group, 9/333 Collins St. Click here to go to the JBD event page.

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