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Saturday, August 17 • 2:45pm - 3:45pm
Pride and Prejudice in our Interpretations of Texts (Double session)

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Each reader comes to a text with implicit prejudices. Meaning-making involves both the projection and the ”taking back” of these, as well as a readiness to have them altered. We explore the dynamics of this process and the opportunity for the ethical self-attunement it affords by studying a Talmudic story while using an innovative reading method.

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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 →

Saturday August 17, 2019 2:45pm - 3:45pm PDT
Room 13

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