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Sunday, July 1 • 9:30am - 10:40am
Refugees, Asylum-Seekers or Infiltrators? Competing Jewish Values in a Jewish State

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The African migrant crisis has surfaced profound tensions in Israeli society, and challenged both Israeli and diaspora Jews to think about Israel's character as a modern and Jewish state. Together we will study sources which, while not providing simple answers, may still help us consider the issues in a more thoughtful way.

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Zvi Hirschfield

Teacher of Talmud, Halacha and Jewish Thought
Zvi teaches Talmud, Halakha and Jewish Thought at Pardes. In addition, Zvi is a faculty member of the Pardes Center for Jewish Educators and has been training and mentoring Jewish Educators for over ten years in Tefilah in educational settings, critical issues in modern Jewish thought, and Israel education.Zvi holds a B.A. in History from Columbia University and did graduate work at Harvard University in Medieval and Modern Jewish Thought. He studied at... Read More →


Sunday July 1, 2018 9:30am - 10:40am
Darwin 102
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