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Melton Scholars Course – Social Justice: The Heart of Judaism in Theory and Practice

Melton Scholars Course – Social Justice: The Heart of Judaism in Theory and Practice

Date: Thursday, October 31, 2019

Time: 9:30 am - 11:00 am

Location: Congregation Har Shalom

Address: 11510 Falls Rd, Potomac, MD 20854

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  • Type: Class, Education
  • Audience: Adults
  • Membership: Required
  • Registration: Required
  • Cost: B’nai Israel members receive a $100 discount with code “BI100”
  • Topic: Ethics, Jewish Text, Jewish Values

Thursdays, October 31–January 23
No class on November 28, December 26, or January 2.)

with Rabbi Gary Pokras, Rabbi Adam Raskin, Rabbi Michael Safra and Rabbi Baht Yameem Weiss
B’nai Israel members use code BI100 to receive a $100 discount.

This new course draws from text and history to explore how social justice work goes beyond short-term needs and looks at structural causes of injustice. Topics include poverty, immigration, and environmental degradation. Participants will be encouraged to identify issues in their own communities that they would like to explore in greater depth.

Co-sponsored by B’nai Israel, Beth Ami, and Har Shalom congregations.

Subsidies are made possible through the generosity of the Dollye and I. Wolford Berman Educational Initiative Grant of B’nai Israel.

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Organized by: Rachel Levine-Hyman

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