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Sunday, February 16 • 1:45pm - 3:00pm
Is There Torah under Your Teacher's Bed? Respect, Authority and the Dogged Pursuit of Torah

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We often think of Torah as something that is separate from the dirty realities of daily life. However, a closer look at the rabbinic tradition shows that there is room for Torah everywhere, from the bedroom to the bathroom. This session will consider the implications of having such a lack of boundaries, and begin to reshape the ways in which we consider the limits and space of Torah.

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Rachel Rosenthal

Dr. Rachel Rosenthal is a David Hartman Center Fellow whose research focuses on the intersection of Talmud and pedagogy. She received her PhD in Rabbinic Literature from the Jewish Theological Seminary, where her dissertation focused on how rabbinic analysis of the case of the stubborn... Read More →


Sunday February 16, 2014 1:45pm - 3:00pm EST
Waterside

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