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Torah & Philosophy [clear filter]
Sunday, November 17
 

10:10am

Benjamin Franklin's Influence on Jewish Thought and Practice
Find out how Benjamin Franklin's self-improvement method became incorporated into the practical Jewish ethical tradition of mussar through the publication of Rabbi Mendel Lefin's "Book of Spiritual Accounting," and how rabbis and Judaic scholars have dealt with this surprising historical development.

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Shai Afsai

Shai Afsai lives in Providence, RI. His recent research has focused on the writings of Thomas Paine, Jews and Freemasonry, religious traditions of the Beta Yisrael Jewish community from Ethiopia, Judaism in Nigeria, aliyah to Israel from RI, Jewish pilgrimage to Ukraine, and Jews... Read More →


Sunday November 17, 2019 10:10am - 11:10am
G-28 384 Harvard Campus