A Jewish Utopia: Can We Really Repair the World?

Saturday, February 26, 2022

5:00 PM

CBE is a co-sponsor of this FREE multi-access learning opportunity, hosted by Or Ami, and led by Rabbi Joshua Garroway, PhD, a leading scholar of Ancient Judaism and Christianity at Hebrew Union College Jewish Institute of Religion.

In the face of Christian messianism, Jews have articulated many intriguing yet contradictory visions of the Jewish utopian ideal. Rabbi Joshua Garroway, PhD, 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?