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Genesis Forum West: Civil Discourse Through a Jewish Lens

Top Pick Next Event: March 28, 2019 Newton Free
(Courtesy CJP)
(Courtesy CJP)

CJP is offering three free learning sessions in partnership with Temple Emanuel of Newton on the topic “Civil Discourse Through a Jewish Lens.” What can we learn from the millennia of Jewish thought, text, stories and history about the importance of civil discourse in our modern world?

Come learn with the following Boston scholars:

Thursday, March 14: “The Power of a Good Question: Opening up Conversations, Possibilities, and Relationships by Asking, Not Telling”

Rabbi Wes Gardenswartz, Rabbi of Temple Emanuel

Thursday, March 28: “How to Debate Without Discord? Civil Conflict and Communal Concord”

Rabbi Dr. Benjamin Samuels, CJP Genesis Scholar, Rabbi of Congregation Shaarei Tefillah

Thursday, April 4: “Balancing on the Beam: Mussar Lessons for Our Time”

Rabbi Eric Gurvis, Rabbi Emeritus, Temple Shalom of Newton

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Fact Sheet
Thursday, March 14, 2019, 12:00 pm - 1:15 pm

Thursday, March 28, 2019, 12:00 pm - 1:15 pm

Thursday, April 4, 2019, 12:00 pm - 1:15 pm
Temple Emanuel
385 Ward St
Newton, MA 02459

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