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Monday, June 8 • 09:30 - 10:30
The Jewish Predicament

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With their emergence from the ghetto at the beginning of the 19th century, Jews have faced stark choices in matters of identity and their relations with non-Jews. These choices have been most affected by new forms of an old hatred they hoped they had left behind. Holding onto their identity while navigating the modern world has been difficult and at times, almost impossible task. Right now, these difficulties are brought into sharpest focus by the way some Jews respond to the difficulties faced by the Jewish state. This predicament, which I will call the Jewish predicament, should be understood for it may define the future of our people.

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Chuck Volpe

Retired South African businessman recently emigrated to Sydney. Served in many capacities in the South African Jewish community including chairman of the Board of Trustees of the Theodor Herzl school, The South African Jewish Board of Deputies, the Jewish Media Council. I have presented... Read More →


Monday June 8, 2015 09:30 - 10:30 AEST
Alumni room