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Where Was God During the Holocaust?

Mondays June 3 - June 24
12:00pm Pacific Time | 3:00pm Eastern Time
Event Details
How do we find the divine in the face of unimaginable tragedy? Join Michael Berenbaum in 4 weeks of exploration into this profound question.

We are delighted to offer this class for free. But to ensure we can keep making Jewish education accessible at no charge, will you make the suggested donation of $36 (or more, if you are so moved)? Thank you for your generosity!

Many people wonder where God was during the Holocaust, a question that has puzzled believers for decades. It gained significant attention in the latter half of the 20th century and continues to be a pressing issue for those grappling with the idea of God in a world filled with suffering and evil. In this course, we will explore the writings of Elie Wiesel, Emil Fackenheim, Richard L. Rubenstein, Eliezer Berkovits, Irving “Yitz” Greenberg, and others who have delved into this profound question.

This class meets the following Mondays from 12:00-1:00 pm Pacific Time:

June 3

June 10

June 17

June 24

Cost: Free
Series: 4 Sessions
Instructor: Michael Berenbaum

Michael Berenbaum is a Professor of Jewish Studies and Director of the Sigi Ziering Institute at the American Jewish University. He is a writer, a scholar and a creator of Museums. His work has been recognized by the Emmys and Academy Awards.