Jewish Learning Institute Fall 2007 Course
The Land and the Spirit:
Why we all care about Israel


Many people love their homes and their countries, but once they relocate, they form new allegiances. They cannot trace the ancestral homeland that their families claimed two millennia ago, nor do they continue to long for those places. Yet no matter where we have lived, Jews have continued to dream about the land of Israel.

Israel is different. Israel retains its hold upon our spirit.  It is a land that has pulsed with energy and mystery since the dawn of time, a land that has captured the imagination throughout history, a land that breathes with the glory of our past and the dreams of our future.

Whether Israel makes us feel pride or disappointment, hope or concern, we somehow know that Israel matters. Find out why.

Six Thursdays beginning November 1, 2007. Click here to register.