Kaplan Center Webinars

Upcoming Webinars

We are pleased to share with you the full list of webinars that we are hosting in the coming months. View past webinars here.


A Three Part Series in Honor of the 40th Yahrzeit of Mordecai Kaplan
and the 90th Anniversary of Judaism as a Civilization

Hosted by The Mordecai Kaplan Center for Jewish Peoplehood
(November 12),
December 10 and January 7 at 3pm Eastern

Sunday, December 10, 2023 at 3pm Eastern
Judaism as a Civilization, The Hanukkah Gift to the Jewish People and World that Keeps on Giving, lecture by Dr. Deborah Waxman of Reconstructing Judaism and response from Dr. Elias Sacks of Jewish Publication Society. Moderated by Dr. Jeffrey Schein.
*The Nov 12 & Dec 10 webinars are cosponsored by The Jewish Publication Society
, Reconstructing Judaism, Reconstructionist Rabbinical Association

Sunday, January 7, 2024 at 3pm Eastern
The Great Kaplanian Report Card: Valley Beth Shalom as a Kaplanian Playground with Rabbis Amy Bernstein, Ed Feinstein and Jeffrey Schein on the successes and challenges of implementing the Judaism as a Civilization program.
*This webinar is co-sponsored by The Jewish Publication Society and Reconstructionist Rabbinical Association ​


Sunday, February 11, 2024 at 3 pm Eastern
What Can Theology Do for Us in the 21st Century? with Drs. Vered Sakal and Cass Fisher


Wednesday, March 20, 2024 at 1:30 PM Eastern (note different time)
Judaism and Democracy, Do They Need Each Other!? with Aaron Dorfman and Rabbis Bill Plevin, Amy Klein, Amy Spitalnick and Elyse Wechterman  
*Cosponsored by The Mordecai Kaplan Center for Jewish Peoplehood, the Reconstructionist Rabbinical Association, and A More Perfect Union: The Jewish Partnership for Democracy


Sunday, April 14, 2024 at 3pm Eastern
Between Father and Daughter: Exploring the Career and Influence of Judith Kaplan Eisenstein with Rabbi Liz Bolton


Past Webinars:

For information about the webinars, contact Jeffrey Schein (utschein@gmail.com) or Eric Caplan (eric@kaplancenter.org)