Speaker: Dr. Douglas Johnston, International Center for Religion and Diplomacy

Location: Washington DCJCC

The most serious threat confronting the world today is the potential marriage of religious extremism with weapons of mass destruction. Dr. Johnston discusses how the International Center for Religion and Diplomacy serves as a bridge between religion and politics in preventing and resolving conflicts in various parts of the world.

Direct download: 2008_12_16_Faith_Based_Diplomacy.mp3
Category:Community Lectures -- posted at: 6:30 PM

Speaker: Professor Michael Walzer, School of Social Science, Institute for Advanced Study, Princeton University

Location: Ohr Kodesh Congregation; Chevy Chase, MD

In this lecture, Prof. Walzer discusses how wars have been waged within the Jewish tradition.

Direct download: 2008_11_20_War_and_Jewish_Tradition.mp3
Category:Distinguished Scholar Series -- posted at: 6:30 PM

Speaker: Rabbi Dr. William Cutter, Director of the Kalsman Institute on Judaism And Health, Hebrew Union College-Jewish Institute of Religion, Los Angeles

Location: Sixth & I Historic Synagogue; Washington, DC

Yehudah Amichai was an Israeli poet and is considered by many to be Israel's greatest poet.

Direct download: 2008_11_13_Poetry_of_Yehuda_Amichai.mp3
Category:Distinguished Scholar Series -- posted at: 6:30 PM

Speaker: Rabbi Joshua O. Haberman, DHL, Founder and Chairman of the Board of the Foundation for Jewish Studies, Rabbi Emeritus of Washington Hebrew Congregation

Location: Pearlstone Conference and Retreat Center; Reisterstown, MD

Delivered in what would have been the 130th year of Buber's life, part four is a critical appraisal of his impact on today’s Judaism.

The Dr. Harvey H. Ammerman Memorial Study Retreat

Direct download: 2008_09_1_Martin_Buber_Lecture_4.mp3
Category:Holiday Weekend Study Retreats -- posted at: 1:00 PM

Speaker: Rabbi Joshua O. Haberman, DHL, Founder and Chairman of the Board of the Foundation for Jewish Studies, Rabbi Emeritus of Washington Hebrew Congregation

Location: Pearlstone Conference and Retreat Center; Reisterstown, MD

Part three discusses how Buber discovered Hasidism and why he felt an attraction to that way of life.

The Dr. Harvey H. Ammerman Memorial Study Retreat

Direct download: 2008_09_01_Martin_Buber_Part_3.mp3
Category:Holiday Weekend Study Retreats -- posted at: 10:00 AM

Speaker: Rabbi Joshua O. Haberman, DHL, Founder and Chairman of the Board of the Foundation for Jewish Studies, Rabbi Emeritus of Washington Hebrew Congregation

Location: Pearlstone Conference and Retreat Center; Reisterstown, MD

Part two describes Buber's struggle to come to terms with biblical beliefs in the aftermath of the Holocaust.

The Dr. Harvey H. Ammerman Memorial Study Retreat

Direct download: 2008_08_31_Martin_Buber_Part_2.mp3
Category:Holiday Weekend Study Retreats -- posted at: 7:00 PM

Speaker: Rabbi Joshua O. Haberman, DHL, Founder and Chairman of the Board of the Foundation for Jewish Studies, Rabbi Emeritus of Washington Hebrew Congregation

Location: Pearlstone Conference and Retreat Center; Reisterstown, MD

Part one discusses how Buber was able to encounter God after the Holocaust.

The Dr. Harvey H. Ammerman Memorial Study Retreat

Direct download: 2008_08_31_Martin_Buber_Part_1.mp3
Category:Holiday Weekend Study Retreats -- posted at: 1:00 PM



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