19 | Oct
2017
19 | Oct
2017

panel discussion

Why Moses Mendelssohn Matters

How compatible are faith and reason, religious and civic loyalty, religiouscommitment and cosmopolitanism? Abraham Socher (Oberlin/Jewish Review of Books), David Sorkin (Yale), and Leora Batnitzky (Princeton) discuss how the great German-Jewish philosopher’s answers to these questions resonate today. Co-presented with the Jewish Review of Books.

Part of the series: German-Jewish History in the Now: The Contemporary Relevance of German-Jewish History

Made possible by Abraham Lowenthal, in memory of his parents, Rabbi Eric I. Lowenthal and Mrs. Suzanne S. Lowenthal. With additional support from Robert Rifkind and Elliot Sander.

Presented by: the Leo Baeck Institute

panel discussion