The Mordecai M. Kaplan Center for Jewish Peoplehood

Mordecai M. Kaplan (1881-1983) was one of the most influential Jewish thinkers of the 20th century. We believe that his thought may be even more important in the 21st century.

Conference Video Archive

Opening and Panel 1A -- Poetry and Liturgy

Panel 1B -- Liturgical Creativity within Halakhic Boundaries

Keynote talk: "Reconstructing Jewish Worship without the Temple: Rabbinic Expectations vs. Social Realities"

Panel 2A -- Denominational Perspectives on Liturgy

Panel 2B -- "Jewish Language" and the Problems of Translation

Panel 2B -- "Jewish Language" and the Problems of Translation

Panel 3 -- "Of Making Many Siddurim There is No End": Critics' Perspectives

Panel 4 -- Prayer as a Prod to Social Justice Work

Panel 5 -- Theology and Prayer and Closing

The Mordecai M. Kaplan Center for Jewish Peoplehood

1574 Ashland Avenue, Evanston, IL 60201
Phone: 847-492-5200