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this Shabbat's after Kiddush Learning! "A Glimpse into Gershom Scholem's Essay "Religious Authority and Mysticism""

A Glimpse into Gershom Scholem's Essay "Religious Authority and Mysticism"
with Rabbi Creditor
after Kiddush Shabbat Morning at CNS, Jan 21

Gershom Scholem
, the founder of the Modern study of Kabbalah and Jewish Mysticism, was a German-born Israeli scholar whose vision of authority and tradition illustrates the tension between individual yearning and communal tradition. Come share some of Scholem's words, and continue the conversation he began over 40 years ago!

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Rabbi Menachem Creditor
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