Sunday, July 1 • 1:20pm - 2:30pm
What Does Judaism Have to Say About Consumerism?

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In this interactive session, we will explore, discuss and debate the concept of consumerism from a Jewish perspective.  What distinguishes wants from needs?  Is comparison shopping ethical?  Are lavish celebrations unethical?  Is Fair Trade Jewish?  Our sources will include ancient texts, modern scholarship, quotes, song lyrics and more from the Limmud Chavruta series on the theme of Money. Everyone is welcome, whether you have studied Jewish texts before or not.  Knowledge of Hebrew is not required.

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Karen Radkowsky

Karen Radkowsky first discovered her passion for all things Limmud in 2000.  Since then, she has participated in 50+ Limmud events on three continents - advising Limmud teams around the globe and facilitating chavruta sessions across the US.  A founder and past president of Limmud... Read More →

Sunday July 1, 2018 1:20pm - 2:30pm
Darwin 107