A Concert with Yuval Ron and the Guibord CenterSaturday, October 19th, 2013, 7pm
St. John's Cathedral, Los Angeles, California
Dialogue, Reception & Book SigningMonday, October 21st, 2013, 7pm
USC, Los Angeles, California
On October 12th I had the pleasure of attending "The Promise of Judaism," a lively discussion between Rabbi Rami Shapiro, Rabbi David Ingber, Maggid Yitzhak Buxbaum, and Rabbi Yaakov Kellman, hosted by Pir Zia Inayat-Khan and moderated by Rabia Povich.
Like many who preceded and many more who followed him, Alfred Lord Tennyson lauded the conquest of India, only to be by degrees conquered by the conquered. Born in 1809, Tennyson was one of the brightest stars in a constellation of early Victorian poets, many of whom were unabashedly influenced by the Orientalism later decried by Edward Said.