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Rabbi Deborah Waxman: Kaplan, Peoplehood and Reconstructionism

Rabbi Deborah Waxman: Kaplan, Peoplehood and Reconstructionism

At a March 2014 conference on the life and legacy of Mordecai M. Kaplan, Rabbi Deborah Waxman, '99, addressed the concept of peoplehood in Reconstructionist Judaism. Her talk explains how the term came into widespread use, as Kaplan employed language to help revitalize American Judasim in the middle of the 20th century. Complete video archive of the conference