The Hartman Beit Midrash Series for Rabbis in Southern California is a partnership of The Shalom Hartman Institute of North America and The Board of Rabbis of Southern California/The Jewish Federation of Greater Los Angeles.

Noam Zion on The Reinvention of Hanukkah in the 20th Century

A Jewish Cultural Civil War Between Zionists, Liberal American Judaism and Habad - Who Are the Children of Light and Who of Darkness?

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Noam Zion is a fellow at the Shalom Hartman Institute and holds a Master of Arts in philosophy from Columbia University. His numerous publications include: A Different Night: The Family Participation Haggadah, A Different Light: The Big Book of Hanukkah, A Day Apart: Shabbat at Home, Sipurei Reshit, a Hebrew anthology on contemporary readings of Genesis that he published with his daughter, and Halaila Hazeh and A Night to Remember, haggadot that he published with his son.