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Torah & Philosophy [clear filter]
Sunday, November 17

9:00am EST

Jewish Sex Ethics, or Sex with Judaism
It is fun to talk about sex, and having a strong understanding of sex ethics according to Judaism makes for an interesting conversation. We will look at a study of Jewish sex ethics throughout history, using sources from the Torah, Talmud, Medieval texts and modern day thought


Judy Greene

Judy Greene created a unique Jewish sex ethics course combining modern thought with Jewish content and has been teaching it for the past 30 years. A graduate of Rutgers University with a BA in Hebraic Studies, Judy has an MSW from the Wurzweiler School of Social Work, Yeshiva University... Read More →

Sunday November 17, 2019 9:00am - 10:00am EST
G-28 384 Harvard Campus

4:20pm EST

The Jewish Road to Character: The Study and Practice of Mussar as a Jewish Spiritual Path for Our Times
In our confusing time, many in our Jewish community seek to a greater sense of grounding in core values and ideas to guide, uplift and inspire us to become the best persons we can be. We will explore the ancient tradition of Mussar as an authentic Jewish spiritual path for our times, and our lives.

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Eric Gurvis

The Mussar Institute
Eric Gurvis, rabbi, was ordained at HUC-JIR and has served congregations in NYC; Jackson, MS; Teaneck, NJ; and Newton, MA. He is currently rabbi of Shaarei Shalom in Ashland, MA. Eric also works with The Mussar Institute directing the CHAVERIM Initiative and facilitates Mussar groups... Read More →

Sunday November 17, 2019 4:20pm - 5:20pm EST
G-07 384 Harvard Campus