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Sunday, February 23 • 12:00pm - 12:50pm
What is Exile ? Are American Jews in Exile?

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Jewish memory has traditionally framed Jewish history as a story from homelessness to home.  Yet most American Jews do not consider themselves homeless or in exile. So what are we saying when we pronounce "Next year in Jerusalem!?” Is it a mitzvah today to move to Israel? After the State of Israel has been established, what is, if any meaning to exile/diaspora? All opinions welcome!

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Fred Klein

Rabbi, Rabbincal Assoc. of Greater Miami, Greater Miami Jewish Federation
Frederick ‘Fred’ Klein  received an MA in Bible from Yeshiva University. Klein pursued a doctorate in Jewish history at Columbia University.  Currently Rabbi Klein serves as Director of Mishkan Miami: The Jewish Connection for Spiritual Support, a program of the Greater Miami... Read More →

Sunday February 23, 2020 12:00pm - 12:50pm EST
Room 120 Koven Center - FIU

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