JTS Distant Learning: Is there a Jewish Continuity Crisis?

June 8, 2020, 1:00 pm - 2:15 pm

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Dr. Michal Raucher, JTS Fellow, examines the phenomenon of Jewish leaders invoking the threat of a demographic crisis to implore young Jews to procreate at higher rates. Using biblical, rabbinic, and contemporary texts, she’ll consider what it would mean to think about Jewish continuity not solely in terms of creating more Jews but also cultivating and supporting the values central to our tradition. 1:00–2:15 p.m. ET.
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