Communings of the Spirit: The Journals of Mordecai M. Kaplan, Volume 2, 1934–1941

Date: Dec 05, 2016 - Dec 05, 2016

Time: 7:30 pm

Sponsor: The Library

Location: JTS

Category: Book Talks Library Events

A Discussion with Editor Mel Scult

Monday, December 5, 2016, 7:30 p.m.

Dr. Mel Scult, professor emeritus at Brooklyn College and an expert on the life and work of Mordecai Kaplan, discusses Communings of the Spirit, the second volume of Kaplan’s journals, in which Kaplan reacts passionately to the momentous events of the 1930s, including the rise of fascism, and confronts the challenge of Jewish survival in the modern world.

This event is sponsored by The JTS Library. Dr. David Kraemer, Joseph J. and Dora Abbell Librarian and professor of Talmud and Rabbinics, JTS, will serve as moderator.


Admission to the Communings of the Spirit book talk is free, but reservations are required. Please arrive early and have photo ID available.