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Saturday, August 17 • 11:00am - 12:00pm
Jewish Responses to Maladies of the Soul

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In this session, we ask three spiritual seekers to share their Jewish journeys. We ask them how their spiritual paths have overlapped with and possibly veered away from Judaism. We also ask them what they regard to be contemporary maladies of the soul and to share what Jewish practices can be harnessed as responses to the ailments of our time.

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Zemach Mendelow

Zemach is an attorney in Johannesburg specialising in family mediation and dispute resolution. He studied English Literature at Wits, after which he studied at a Chassidic Yeshiva and developed a lifelong passion for the study of Chassidic and Kabbalistic texts. He has practised and... Read More →
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Elie Holzer

Rabbi, Professor of Jewish Education at Bar Ilan University, teacher, expert on Havruta text study and Hasidic Renewal and Post-critical Jewish religiosity and founding president of Shma Koleinu (https://www.shma-koleinu.com), a non-profit organisation which aims to inspire individuals... Read More →
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Jessica Kate Meyer

Jessica strives to build community through song, and to lift song through community. Rabbi-hazzan at The Kitchen in San Francisco who served for 4 years as rabbi and musical leader at Romemu in New York City, she received rabbinic ordination from Hebrew College in 2014. She studies... Read More →
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Adina Roth

Adina is a Jewish educator and clinical psychologist. She runs a cheder programme and a b'nei mitzvah course that takes tweens through a text-based, Jewish journey. She teaches Torah classes to adults using traditional commentaries, literature and psychoanalysis. Adina is a Melton... Read More →

Saturday August 17, 2019 11:00am - 12:00pm PDT
Room 6