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Saturday, February 13 • 8:15pm - 9:30pm
Laying Down The (Jewish) Law: Is Being 'Bad' Sometimes Good for the Jews?

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Come watch two very different Rabbis debate the question of what it mean to be a good Jew in the year 2016, and what the role of Halacha (Jewish Law) is in our lives today. We'll look at some classic Jewish texts, and some newer Jewish texts, and attempt to understand whether Jewish Law can have a positive role in Jewish life.

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Yaffa Epstein

Rabba Yaffa Epstein serves as the Director of Education, North America for the Pardes Institute of Jewish Studies. She received Rabbinic Ordination from Yeshivat Maharat and holds a Law Degree from Bar-Ilan University. She has studied at the Pardes Kollel, the Advanced Talmud Institute at Matan and the Talmud Department of Hebrew University. Yaffa has been a teacher of Talmud, Jewish law, and Liturgy at Pardes for over a decade, and has served as... Read More →
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David Ingber

David Ingber was named by Newsweek as one of the top 50 most influential rabbis in the US and by the Forward as one of the 50 most notable US Jews. He promotes a renewed Jewish mysticism that integrates meditative mindfulness and physical awareness into mainstream, post-modern Judaism. His rich perspective and full-bodied approach to Jewish learning have brought him to speak worldwide. David is the founder and spiritual director of Romemu, a... Read More →


Saturday February 13, 2016 8:15pm - 9:30pm
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