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Friday, February 12 • 2:45pm - 4:00pm
Charting the Four Amot: Toward a New Theology of Halakhah

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Contemporary Jewish discourse generally seeks to erect a sturdy wall between spirituality on one hand, and Jewish law (and legal reasoning) on the other. Drawing on mystical and legal sources both medieval and modern, our goal is to reconsider the interface between theology and halakhah, exploring the ways in which these two realms actually enrich and challenge each other in terms of conceptual process, communal experience and the personal devotional life.

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Ariel Mayse

Ariel Evan Mayse is a Research Fellow at the Frankel Institute for Advanced Judaic Studies at the University of Michigan, Ann Arbor and holds a Ph.D. in Jewish Studies from Harvard University and rabbinic ordination from Beit Midrash Har’el. He is a co-editor of the two-volume collection Speaking Torah: Spiritual Teachings From Around the Maggid’s Table (Jewish Lights, 2013), and editor of From the Depth of the Well: An Anthology of... Read More →


Friday February 12, 2016 2:45pm - 4:00pm
Westover

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