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MEETING TIME

THE 1ST OR 2ND

MONDAY OF THE MONTH

7-8:30PM

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MEETING ADDRESS

THE VILLAGE CHURCH

1300 SHERMER ROAD, NORTHBROOK, IL

September 11

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DR. JAMES COAKLEY | Professor of Bible, Moody Bible Institute | Author of 14 Fresh Ways to Enjoy the Bible (2023, Moody Publishers)

October 2

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JUSTIN KRON | Founding Director, The Kesher Project | Encountering Jesus Through Sukkot

November 6

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DR. YOHANAN PETROVSKY-SHTERN | Crown Family Professor of Jewish Studies and Professor of History, Northwestern University

December 4

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DR. INGRID FARO | Affiliate Professor of Old Testament; Coordinator, MA in Old Testament–Jerusalem University College Program | Author of Demystifying Evil: A Biblical and Personal Exploration (Available December 2023)

January 8

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MARTY ZAK | Son of Holocaust Survivors | Mobile Museum of Tolerance Guest Speaker

February 5

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MICHAYLA WHITE | Join us for a tour of the Illinois Holocaust Museum and Education Center in Skokie as Michayla helps us grasp the key events that led to the Holocaust and the lessons we can learn in helping to combat antisemitism in our day.

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March 4

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DR. ANDREW ABERNETHY | Professor of Old Testament, Director of M.A. in Biblical Exegesis, Wheaton College

April 22

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THE PASSOVER EXPERIENCE | Experience a traditional Passover Seder through the lens of the Jewish sages and the writers of the New Testament

TICKETS WILL BE REQUIRED

May - August | Summer Break

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HAVE A GREAT SUMMER!

If you are interested in going to Israel with us in May 2024, CLICK HERE to learn more!

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PAST PRESENTERS:

Gregory Athnos, Dr. Richard Averbeck, Pastor John Bell, Dr. Aubrey Buster, Jenny Berg Chandler, Mark Chassman, Dr. Stuart Dauermann, Aaron Elster, Rabbi Niles Goldstein, Dr. Ingrid Faro, Silvia Foti, Pastor Jacob Fronczak, Aaron Fruh, Daniel Gruber, Stan Guthrie, Alan Handler, Sam Harris, Dr. Peter Hayes, Dr. James Hoffmeier, Pastor David Jankowski, Dr. Boaz Johnson, Dr. Walter Kaiser, Karen Kaplan, Rev. Dr. George Koch, Josh Larsen, Dr. Erwin Lutzer, John W. Mauck, Rabbi Evan Moffic, Dr. John Monson, Todd Morehead, Dr. Paul Nelson, Dr. Theresa Newell, Brian Newman, Randy Newman, Rev. Dan McNerney,  Dr. Jacob Rosenberg, Dr. Michael Rydelnik, Mimi Sagadin, Ben Schlan, Jeff Schoep, Agnes Schwartz, Dr. Tim Sigler, Kevin Singer, Danny Spungen, Dr. Andrew Steinmann, Dan Strull, Wes Taber, Julianna Taimoorazy, Lois Tverberg, Murray Tilles, Michelle Van Loon, Dr. John H. Walton, Dr. Michael Wechsler, Dr. Joel Willits, Michael Wolf, Dr. Julius Wong-Loi Sing, Jack Zimmerman

Please note that our current and past presenters do not necessarily share the same theological, doctrinal, or methodological perspectives, and their participation is not an endorsement of the Kesher Forum, the host church, or any of the organizations its participants are affiliated with. We don't expect them to. But we all agree that it is possible to learn from and have respectful dialogue with people we may disagree with and they with us.

Who is wise? One who learns from all people.

Talmud

 

That is the spirit of the Kesher Forum.

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