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Monday, February 15 • 12:00pm - 1:15pm
In Pursuit of Perfection: Examining Plastic Surgery

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In this session, we'll examine some of the Halakhic and philosophical dimensions of surgical modification of our bodies. What are the risks and benefits to altering our appearance? Are our bodies ours to change as we wish, or are they vessels that God owns and have been entrusted to our care?

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Dena Weiss

Rosh Beit Midrash, Mechon Hadar
Dena Weiss is the Rosh Beit Midrash at Mechon Hadar, an institution for higher Jewish learning based in NYC. Dena earned her BA in Religious Studies from NYU and a MA in Theology from Harvard Divinity School. She has also studied at Midreshet Lindenbaum, Drisha, and Pardes and is... Read More →

Monday February 15, 2016 12:00pm - 1:15pm EST

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