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Sunday, July 1 • 2:50pm - 4:00pm
Speeding into Jewish Thought: On One Foot, In One Hour

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The objective of this power-hour (OK, a little longer than an hour) is to encourage the participants to engage in the conversation across time that is Jewish learning.  "In traditional Jewish society, the purpose of study (lernen) was not information, nor even knowledge, but a lifelong exposure to the sacred texts and an ongoing dialogue with them.  Lernen was seen both as an intellectual endeavor and as an act of devotion; its process was its purpose.” Haym Soloveitchik

We will travel from Maimonides (12th century) to Heschel (20th century) to the feminists Rachel Adler and Judith Plaskow.

Presenters
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Peretz Wolf-Prusan

Rabbi Peretz Wolf-Prusan is chief program officer and senior educator at Lehrhaus Judaica.  Before coming to Lehrhaus Judaica, and before being a synagogue rabbi and educator, and before rabbinic school, Peretz was, from 1974, active in CAJE and alternative learning communities... Read More →


Sunday July 1, 2018 2:50pm - 4:00pm
Alexander Valley