An Invitation to Future Kaplanian Scholarship by Dr. Vered Sakal. For many years, most of the scholars who wrote about Kaplan were people who knew him personally. During the past few decades, however, more scholars are joining the conversation about Kaplan’s work…Being one of those “second generation” Kaplan scholars, I find this transition – from firsthand to secondhand knowledge – fascinating.
Adat Shalom Reconstructionist Congregation Adat Shalom’s Shabbat Voices is an exciting new program that is being piloted during the 2022-23 program year. On six shabbatot, scheduled monthly from December 2022-May 2023, we will host a guest teacher, artist or activist who will be featured, both during shabbat morning worship time as well as during a […]
from Mel Scult’s Mordecai Kaplan Facebook page Kaplan famously stated that religion in general and Judaism in particular was a matter of “belonging, believing and behaving.” In the late forties he was in Los Angeles working to raise money for the proposed “University of Judaism”. In a talk to about forty writers, musicians and artists […]