Red Book Dialogues: Rabbi David Wolpe & Lionel Corbett

Red Book Dialogues: Rabbi David Wolpe & Lionel Corbett

Artists, thinkers, and cultural icons are paired on stage with Jungian analysts or scholars and invited to respond to and interpret a folio from Jung’s Red Book as a starting point for a wide-ranging conversation. This series is based on a series that originated at the Rubin Museum of Art, New York.

David Wolpe is the Rabbi of Sinai Temple in Los Angeles and the author of seven books, including the national bestseller Making Loss Matter: Creating Meaning in Difficult Times. He previously taught at the Jewish Theological Seminary of America in New York, the American Jewish University in Los Angeles, Hunter College, and currently teaches at UCLA. Rabbi Wolpe’s work has been profiled in the NY and LA Times, and he regularly writes for many publications, including The LA Times, the Washington Post’s On Faith website, The Huffington Post, New York Jewish Week, and others. He has been on television numerous times, featured in series on PBS, A&E, the History channel, the Discovery channel, as well as offered commentary on the TODAY show, CNN and CBS This Morning.

Lionel Corbett trained in medicine and psychiatry in England and as a Jungian Analyst at the C.G. Jung Institute of Chicago. His primary interests are in the religious function of the psyche, especially the way in which personal religious experience is relevant to individual psychology, and in the development of psychotherapy as a spiritual practice. Corbett is a core faculty member of Pacifica Graduate Institute, in Santa Barbara, California, where he teaches depth psychology.


Location: Billy Wilder Theater
Ticketing: Tickets are required and available at the Box Office one hour before the program. General admission tickets are available one per person on a first come, first served basis following member ticketing. Early arrival is recommended.
HAMMER PLUS Benefit: Members receive priority ticketing (until 15 minutes before the program) by skipping the general admission line and can choose their seats, subject to availability.
Parking: Under the museum, $3 flat rate after 6 p.m. (cash only)

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Public programs are made possible, in part, by a major gift from Ann and Jerry Moss.

Additional support is provided by Bronya and Andrew Galef, Good Works Foundation and Laura Donnelley, an anonymous donor, the Hammer Programs Committee, and Susan and Leonard Nimoy.