Mel Scult - The Journals of Mordecai Kaplan, volume 3, 6-7:30pm

WES member Mel Scult, historian of Reconstructionism and the leading biographer of Rabbi Mordecai Kaplan, introduces his newest book:  "The Journals of Mordecai Kaplan, Vol 3" in an online event.

This third volume of selections from Mordecai Kaplan's diary (covering 1942-1951) contains an enormous amount of fascinating material. Kaplan in the forties, comments on the war, on Nazism, on democracy, on his excommunication, and on the establishment of the State of Israel. Kaplan continues to develop his thoughts about Judaism, about God about the ethical life in new and compelling ways. This book contains a veritable treasure of fascinating material.

Register in advance for this meeting at:
http://westendsynagogue.org/kaplanbook
(After registering, you will receive a confirmation email containing information about joining the meeting.)

Mel Scult is professor emeritus at Brooklyn College, The City University of New York. In addition to the books listed above, he is the author of The Radical American Judaism of Mordecai M. Kaplan. His works have been published in Israel in Hebrew. He is co-founder and vice president of the Mordecai M. Kaplan Center for Jewish Peoplehood

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