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Monday, June 10 • 12:00pm - 1:00pm
Compromise, contradiction or conviction: Does Modern Orthodoxy really exist?

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'Modern Orthodoxy' is one of those labels that gets bandied about in the Jewish world but is seldom defined. Does it really exist? Ought it? Do we believe in it? Is it a lesser Orthodoxy? Occasionally congregants reprimand me, “What you’re doing isn’t Modern Orthodox!” Do they know better? Can modernity and orthodoxy really coexist? We look at the challenges and the aspirations of Orthodox Jews in a modern world.


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Jeremy Lawrence

Rabbi Jeremy Lawrence is Chief Minister of The Great Synagogue, Sydney. He is a religious advisor to the Executive Council of Australian Jewry and the New South Wales Jewish Board of Deputies; a founder member of the NSW Jewish Arbitration and Mediation Service (JAMS); and President of the Religious Zionist Organisations of Australia. He is active in interfaith dialogue and has represented the New Zealand and Australian Jewish communities to... Read More →


Monday June 10, 2013 12:00pm - 1:00pm
Scientia Building Gallery 2

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