14th Auerbach Memorial Lecture, presented by Irwin Manoim

The 14th Annual Franz Auerbach Interfaith Memorial Lecture was held on Tuesday, 30 October 2018 at 19h00 for 19h30 in the Slome Auditorium. This year’s speaker was Irwin Manoim, former Chair of Beit Emanuel and co-founder of the Weekly Mail and Mail & Guardian. His topic, ‘What happened to our courage to debate?’ dealt with how, in the Jewish community, we pride ourselves on our ability to wrestle intellectually with difficult issues, a tradition stretching back to the Talmudic sages. It’s an outlook that requires some moral courage. He asked: have we lost that courage? The full lecture is in the PDF below:

Auerbach Lecture-Manoim

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