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Sunday, February 14 • 12:00pm - 1:15pm
The Jewish 'Satan': The Devil We Know

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This session will trace the evolution of Judaism's "Satan" (yes, we have one) – from merciful angel of divine redirection, to God's loyal prosecutor, to manifestations of duality, to angelic personification of evil. Along the way, we'll observe how Jewish legend and liturgy are porous to other faiths' historical and doctrinal influences, and consider the spiritual implications for us 21st century moderns. Come for text study, history, philosophy, and maybe a few spiritual surprises.

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David Evan Markus

Co-Chair, ALEPH: Alliance for Jewish Renewal
David Markus is co-chair of ALEPH: Alliance for Jewish Renewal, spiritual leader of Temple Beth-El of City Island (New York, NY), and Faculty in Spiritual Direction and Rabbinics for the ALEPH Ordination Program. He is a syndicated blogger for My Jewish Learning, Rabbis Without Borders and The Jewish Studio. By day, he serves as judicial officer in New York Supreme Court and has a parallel career in government service. He lives in Westchester... Read More →

Sunday February 14, 2016 12:00pm - 1:15pm

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