Whether it was as Director of Social Justice Programs at the Boston Jewish Community Relations Council, as Mishgiach Ruchani/Spiritual Advisor at Gann Academy, or at the countless synagogues and Jewish communal organizations and study groups he has touched through his Kirva Institute, Rabbi David Jaffe has powerfully imparted the Jewish wisdom which profoundly connects one’s inner life to the global work of social activism.

As he recently described the message of his new book Changing the World from the Inside Out: A Jewish Approach to Personal and Social Change. “Creating sustainable social change takes a long-term commitment and solid relationships. We have the spiritual technologies to ground this work in Judaism and help us access our wisest, most compassionate and courageous selves to do what it takes to make real, lasting  change.”

He will share the central teachings of his new book at a free public event on Thursday, November 10, 7:30 pm at Hebrew College “”Changing the World from the Inside Out: A Conversation with Rabbi David Jaffe

Rabbi Sharon Cohen Anisfeld, dean of the Rabbinical School of Hebrew College, Tom Porter, executive director of the Religion and Conflict Transformation Program at Boston University School of Theology and Rabbi Or Rose, director of the Miller Center for Interreligious Learning and Leadership at Hebrew College will join Rabbi Jaffe for this important conversation on how to build inner the qualities necessary to accomplish change in the world.

This event is made possible with the support of the Rita J. and Stanley H. Kaplan Foundation. A book signing and dessert reception will follow.

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