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What Does Judaism Say About Marijuana and Alcohol?

Sunday, October 30, 2022 5 Cheshvan 5783

9:15 AM - 10:30 AMTBE

Given the myriad of issues confronting us today, it can be helpful to access Jewish sources to see how our sages dealt with such matters. Even the most specific modern issue can find precedence in Jewish history. And so we will dig into the heart of the matter on such crucial issues as gender, sex, abortion, gun control, and narcotics. Session with be taught jointly by Rabbi Jaffe and Rabbinic Intern Madeleine Fortney, with five sessions on Sunday mornings and two others on Shabbat afternoons, with breakfast or lunch offered. Please join us for all or any one of these lightning rod issues. 

Dates and topics:
Sundays at 9:15 am (with breakfast)
October 30 with Rabbi Jaffe – Marijuana and Alcohol
November 13 with Rabbinic Intern Fortney – Abortion
December 11 with Rabbi Jaffe – Gambling and Pornography
January 22 with Rabbinic Intern Fortney – Tattoos and Piercings
March 19 with Rabbi Jaffe – Gun Control and Ethical Warfare

Saturdays at 12:00 pm (with lunch)
February 4 with Rabbinic Intern Fortney – Gender and Sex
April 22 with Rabbinic Intern Fortney – Judaism and Homosexuality

This series has been made possible by the Resnick Family Fund for Adult Jewish Studies.

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