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Sunday, June 16 • 5:15pm - 6:15pm
Philosemitism and Judaising in contemporary Christianity

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For centuries, Christians shunned Jewish rituals as part of their wider contempt for Jews and Judaism. But more recently, some Christians have begun incorporating Jewish rituals and symbols into the practice of their Christianity,  including running Seders and using the Star of David. Why is this happening? What are the implications for the Jewish community and for JewishChristian relations? And how should Jews respond to this appropriation of our culture and rituals?

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David Sandmel

Interreligious Engagement Director, ADL
David has been Director of Interreligious Engagement at the ADL (Anti-Defamation League) since 2014. An expert in Jewish–Christian relations, he was previously Professor of Jewish Studies at the Catholic Theological Union in Chicago and was involved in producing ‘Dabru Emet: A... Read More →

Sunday June 16, 2019 5:15pm - 6:15pm PDT
Room 3

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