Rabbi Jennifer Gorman, executive director of the Canadian Foundation for Masorti Judaism, will lead a Shabbaton examining the status and challenges of Conservative Judaism in Israel. Sponsored by Adath Shalom Congregation, the event will take place on Saturday, May 4.
Rabbi Gorman’s first presentation will take place after Kiddush lunch. She will briefly discuss the background of the Masorti Movement in Israel, followed by a dialogue with Jason Moscovitz, formerly a veteran CBC political reporter and currently an Ottawa Jewish Bulletin columnist. The discussion will look at the struggles, strengths, and growth of liberal Judaism and the Masorti movement in Israel, and how the recent Israeli election will affect this. [Read more…]