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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.

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Ari Ne'eman

Ari Ne'eman is the President of the Autistic Self Advocacy Network, a non-profit advocacy organization run by and for autistic adults seeking to increase the representation of autistic people in society. From 2010 to 2015, he served as one of President Obama's appointees to the National Council on Disability. He currently serves as a member of the Department of Labor Advisory Committee on Increasing Competitive Integrated Employment of People... Read More →


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

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