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Monday, February 17 • 9:45am - 11:00am
It's Not Right, but It's Okay: A Characterization of Wisdom and Halakha

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What happens when our vision for an ethical world conflicts with Jewish law? We will explore the stories of Yehuda and Tamar and of Ploni Almoni (from the Book of Ruth) to see how the Jewish tradition reconciles these challenges.


Rachel Rosenthal

Rachel Rosenthal is a member of the faculty at the Drisha Institute and a PhD candidate in Rabbinic Literature at the Jewish Theological Seminary . A graduate of the Drisha Scholars Circle, she has served as an American Jewish World Service Kol Tzedek Fellow and taught at the 92nd Street Y, Nishma: A Summer of Torah Study at JTS, Jewish Funds for Justice, and in communities throughout the United States. She holds a BA in Religious Studies from... Read More →

Monday February 17, 2014 9:45am - 11:00am
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