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Friday, June 26 • 9:20pm - 10:30pm
Moonlight vs. Ma'ariv: When Immovable Halacha Meets Irresistible Natural Beauty

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One evening in Berlin,  Rabbi Abraham Joshua Heschel was faced with a dilemma. Should he pray or should he enjoy the sunset? Find out what he did and what other great philosophers (Kaplan, Leibowitz, Soloveitchik) would do in this situation. This values clarification is used to examine how twentieth century Jewish thinkers have seen holiness, prayer and nature. Perfect for Tu b’shvat. 

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David Levin-Kruss

Rabbi David Levin-Kruss directs special programs and teaches at the Pardes Institute of Jewish Studies in Jerusalem. He holds a B.A. and Teachers' Certification in English Literature and Jewish Thought from the Hebrew University, attended Pardes, and has rabbinic ordination from the Joseph and Gwendolyn Straus Rabbinical Seminary. Previously, he served as the director of the overseas department at the Melitz Centers for Jewish Zionist Education... Read More →


Friday June 26, 2015 9:20pm - 10:30pm
Russian River Valley SC2082

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