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

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=M_kN-NdRGq8

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"

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=SFlrkJ-6ivU

Panel 2A -- Denominational Perspectives on Liturgy

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=bqj2Wd-2lMQ

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

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=bqj2Wd-2lMQ

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

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=W2bXkHWVcBo

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

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=rAdp-TaGKFw

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