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Sunday, November 17 • 10:10am - 11:10am
Echo Chambers Instead of Conversation: It Starts in the Bible

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We will examine several sibling-centered stories in the book of Genesis, noting a recurring and dangerous tendency toward inattentive, one-sided conversation. We will draw a line from these narratives to the Jewish people today, noting the enduring nature of diminished communication among opponents, and the resulting increase in fractiousness. In our explorations, we will encounter signs of hope for repair.

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Judy Klitsner

Judy Klitsner is a senior educator at the Pardes Institute of Jewish Studies; is the founding board chair of Sacred Spaces, an organization that addresses abuses of power in Jewish institutions; and is author of Subversive Sequels in the Bible: How Biblical Stories Mine and Undermine... Read More →


Sunday November 17, 2019 10:10am - 11:10am
G- KI Chapel 384 Harvard Campus