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Friday, February 12 • 8:45pm - 10:00pm
'If I Am Not for Me, Who Will Be?' Universalism and Particularism in the Jewish Tradition

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What do we owe each other? What do we owe the world? From Abraham to Sharansky, Jewish ethics have struggled with how to balance our communal responsibilities to our own people with our obligations to the world as a whole. Do Ahavat Yisrael (love of the Jewish people) and Tikkun Olam (repairing the world) conflict with each other? If so, how can we best manage that contradiction? Join us for a lively discussion on Jewish approaches to identity politics, activism and building a better world.


Ari Ne'eman

Ari Ne'eman is a Senior Research Associate at the Harvard Law School Project on Disability. He is currently writing a book on the history of American disability advocacy for Simon & Schuster and is completing his PhD in Health Policy at Harvard University. Prior to that, Ari served... Read More →

Friday February 12, 2016 8:45pm - 10:00pm EST
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