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Registration opens at 8 am.  Learning Sessions (detailed below) run from 9 am - 4:45 pm.  Grand Finale Concert runs 5-6:30 pm.

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Sunday, December 8 • 11:30am - 12:30pm
Talmudic Stories and Contemporary Moral and Psychological Issues

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Many fascinating stories in the Talmud raise a wide range of moral and psychological issues. These stories, which tend to be short and to the point, deal with such issues as relations between husbands and wives, the misuse of power due to egotistical attitudes, sensitivity to the poor, and the formation of the ideal community.

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David Jacobson

David C. Jacobson is Professor of Judaic Studies at Brown University. He is the author of "Modern Midrash," "Does David Still Play Before You?," "Creator Are You Listening?," and "Beyond Political Messianism." He has taught in Me'ah and in many synagogue adult education programs.


Sunday December 8, 2013 11:30am - 12:30pm
Classroom 5

Attendees (15)