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History of the Conservative Movement: What are we Conserving?

Congregation Etz Hayim
2920 Arlington Blvd.
Arlington, Virginia 22204

FREE. History of the Conservative Movement: What are we Conserving? Speakers: Rabbi Lia Bass and Laura Naide, Education Director

Conservative Judaism fully institutionalized as a denomination only in the United States during the mid-20th century. What happened that resulted in a new Jewish denomination? What does the “Trefah Banquet” have to do with anything: What does it mean that Conservative Judaism views Jewish law (halakha) as both binding and subject to historical development? Come learn how Conservative Judaism started and how it fits into today’s Jewish landscape.

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