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Pardes, Penn Hillel

The Conflict Between Truth and Peace with Rabbi Zvi Hirschfield

November 13 @ 5:30 pm - 6:30 pm

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Date:
November 13
Time:
5:30 pm - 6:30 pm
More Info:
https://www.facebook.com/events/444516266186526/?active_tab=about

Venue

Penn Hillel
215 S 39th St
Philadelphia, PA 19104 United States

Organizers

Pardes
Penn Hillel

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Event Type
Jewish Community, Philadelphia

What do we do when two values we are committed to are sometimes irreconcilable?

Enjoy dinner and learning with Rabbi Zvi Hirschfield from Pardes Institute of Jewish Studies. Dietary laws observed.

Rabbi Zvi Hirschfeld teaches Talmud, Halakha and Jewish Thought at Pardes. In addition, Zvi is a faculty member of the Pardes Center for Jewish Educators and has been training and mentoring Jewish Educators for over ten years in Tefilah in educational settings, critical issues in modern Jewish thought, and Israel education.

Zvi holds a B.A. in History from Columbia University and did graduate work at Harvard University in Medieval and Modern Jewish Thought. He studied at Yeshivat Har Etzion in Israel and has rabbinic ordination from the Chief Rabbinate of Israel. He was the director of Judaica at the JCC of Cleveland and an instructor at the Cleveland College of Jewish Studies for many years. He also serves as a curriculum writer and is involved in staff training for the Nesiya Institute. His wife, Dina, is a faculty member of the Hebrew University School of Public Health, and they have four children.

Any non-students who would like to attend should email Ira Blum iblum@pennhillel.org