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On Sunday June 25, 2017
  • 9am-1pm at Kevah: 2095 Rose St., Suite 202, Berkeley
  • 12pm-4pm at Contemporary Jewish Museum: 736 Mission Street, San Francisco
  • 4pm-8pm at Oshman Family Jewish Community Center: 3921 Fabian Way, Palo Alto

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Universalism [clear filter]
Sunday, June 25
 

10:40am

Do all Lives Matter? Case Studies in Balancing Particularism and Universalism

Do All Lives Matter, or just Jewish Lives? What demands does having privilege make on us as we relate to others? In this class, we will mine through biblical and rabbinic texts that deal with the tension between loyalty to fellow Jews and commitment to the well-being of those outside of our religious communities. Though the class will not be political in nature, participants are encouraged to consider how the sources we learn may be relevant in light of current events.


Presenters
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Loren Berman

Loren Berman just completed his first year at Yeshivat Chovevei Torah in New York. He has served as a volunteer rabbinic chaplain at Riker's Island Correctional Facility and recently completed the Limmud-Shalom Hartman Rabbinic Fellowship. As an avid traveler, he has taken his teaching... Read More →


Sunday June 25, 2017 10:40am - 11:40am
Kevah 2095 Rose St., Suite 202 Berkeley