Lunch & Learn: The "Good Samaritan" in American and Jewish Legal Traditions: A Study in ContrastsDate: January 21, 2021Time: 12:45 pm - 1:45 pm
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JANUARY 21 ONLY - LUNCH & LEARN WILL BE FROM 12:45 - 1:45
Lunch & Learn is a weekly program, every Thursday. The Lunch & Learn program is generously sponsored by Rita Edelston.
January 21: 12:45 - 1:45 pm
The "Good Samaritan" in American and Jewish Legal Traditions:
A Study in Contrasts
Rabbi Nathaniel Helfgot
What is the legal obligation, if any, of a citizen to step in and aid someone in trouble? How far does it go and what does it reflect about core principles of a society?
Admah, Adam, Dust and Jewish Ecological Wisdom
Shamu Fenyvesi Sadeh
This Tu B’Shvat, explore Genesis Chapter 2 and what it means for who we are and what we need to do. What does our creation story tell us about our relationships and purpose in the world?
The Quest for the Historical King David
Prof. Yosef Garfinkle
Dig into the archaeological evidence surrounding Israelite ruler King David, with the Chair of the Institute of Archaeology at the Hebrew University.
Why Jews Do That: Or 30 Questions Your Rabbi Never Answered
Rabbi Avram Mlotek CO SPONSORED WITH JEWISH BOOK COUNCIL
What's with Jews and candles? Why are Jews obsessed with food? Is sex kosher?
Insert tongue firmly in cheek and enjoy the lighter side of Judaism.
Co-sponsor: Jewish Book Council
The Meaning of Tests in Our Lives
Rabbi David Ehrenkranz
Why does God feel the need to test us?