Spiraling Through Time: Radically Rethinking Our Relationship to Land

Top Pick May 21, 2019 Newton Centre $80.00
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How could Shabbat, Shmitah (sabbatical) and agricultural cycles disrupt our assumptions about what it means to own, rest and relate to the earth and each other? We will delve into rabbinic and biblical agricultural wisdom to inform our contemporary understandings and practice.

This class is part of Open Circle Social Action, which brings people together to learn about the importance of the practice of tikkun olam (repair the world), tzedek (justice) and tzedakah (charity) in Jewish tradition; work with community organizers in local advocacy organizations; and make a difference through a meaningful social action activity on a specific theme.

Instructors: Rabbi Getzel Davis and Leora Mallach

Schedule: Tuesdays, 7-8:30 pm., May 1, May 28, June 4, June 11, June 18 and June 25 (plus a project with Boston Area Gleaners TBD)

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Tuesday, May 21, 2019, 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
Hebrew College
160 Herrick Rd
Newton Centre, MA 02459

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