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Nishmat’s 4th Annual Seminar of Jewish Thought, 5779

JANUARY  6 – 10, 2019

Where contemporary issues meet timeless sources, open for women collage age to golden age. Register for select days or the whole week.

SUNDAY 06/01    כ”ט טבת

9:00-10:15 – Confronting Our Own Mortality -Simi Peters

10:30-11:45 – בין דם לדם: Halachic Considerations in the State Health Budge -Rachelle Sprecher Fraenkel

12:00-13:00 – End of Life and Sanctity of Life in Jewish Thought –Rabbi Tanchum Burton

13:15-14:00 – Special lunch and learn with Rabbanit Chana Henkin – Making a Vision into Reality

MON  07/01 א’ שבט 

9:00-10:15 – Give You My Money?!The Rationale Behind the Mitzvah of Tzedaka- Rav Da’vid Sperling

10:30-11:45 –  Ethical Issues in Philanthropy- Rabbanit Gilla Rosen

12:00-13:00 – The Few, the Many, and the Budget: How Should Society Allocate Resources?- Rav Uri Cohen

TUES 08/01   ב’שבט  

9:00-10:15 – Speech: Creating Order from Chaos – Rav Binyamin Miller

10:30-11:45 – Journalism: Nothing but the Truth? Ethical Issues in Journalism – Rav Uri Cohen

12:00-13:00 –My Right to Know vs. The Government’s Right to Conceal – Rav Shai Finkelsteinג’ שבט WED 09/01

9:00-10:15 – Having it All or Giving it All? Setting Priorities in Avodat Hashem – Laurie Novick

10:30-11:45 – Parenting Models in Tanach – Dafna Siegman12:00-13:00 – Moral Education in a Jewish Democracy – Rav Chaim Navon
THURS 10/01  ד’ שבט  
9:00-10:15 – Tefillah of the De-centered Self – Rabbi Dr. Meir Sendor10:30-11:45 –  Rav Amital on Kiddush Hashem – Rabbi Aaron Adler12:00-13:00 –  Torah, Military Ethics and God’s Reputation – Rabbi Shlomo Brody 

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