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  • Stay tuned

    Guest post by Editor Man – from Park City, Utah It may be a few days, but I’ll be back with more posts about the Bronfman conference. More ▸

  • The Adam and Wayne show

    Guest post by Editor Man – from Park City, Utah We spent most of the day at Temple Har Shalom, Adam Bronfman’s shul. The congregation is 13-years-old, but just opened its own building (today I am a full-fledged synagogue). The first session – “Rethinking Jewish Collectivity – was led by David Myers, the director of… More ▸

  • Hot and cold

    Guest post by Editor Man – from Park City, Utah Things got hot and cold last night, at the after-dinner session. By cold I mean… cold. The first two panel discussions were held outside, against a stunning, mountainous backdrop. In the afternoon it was great, but the temperature drops drops from the mid 80s to… More ▸

  • The world (sans America — or even a Canadian!?!)

    Guest post by Editor Man – from Park City, Utah The first panel discussion, titled “Between Religious Extremism and Secularism: The State of Global Jewish Identity,” features Avrum Burg, lapsed Zionist; Judith Liwerany, director of the Graduate School of Political and Social Sciences at the University Mexico, and Shmuel Trigano, a sociology professor at the… More ▸

  • Why be Jewish (in Utah)?

    Guest post by Editor Man from Park City, Utah I’m sitting in Park City, Utah at the Stein Eriksen Lodge, overlooking some beautiful mountains. Why? I was invited to take part/cover (can I do both?) the second annual “Why Be Jewish?” gathering put on by the Samuel Bronfman Foundation. My first thought, as the conference… More ▸