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Sunday, February 15 • 8:30am - 9:45am
'You Shall Love the Stranger': Traditional Approaches to the Status of Non-Jews in Israel

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Rabbis have made headlines in recent years with declarations that the Torah prohibits renting or selling your home in Israel to non-Jews. The mayor of Ashkelon declared that Arabs will not be employed in educational institutions. What is the Torah basis for these declarations? And is that really the Jewish way?


Meesh Hammer-Kossoy

Meesh Hammer-Kossoy teaches Talmud and directs the Social Justice Track at the Pardes Institute of Jewish Studies in Jerusalem, an open, co-ed, non-denominational Jewish learning community where students encounter and grapple with classic texts and traditions of Judaism while exploring their relevance to today's most pressing issues. Meesh also serves as Director of Admissions and of Social Action. She has a PhD in Talmud from NYU and is... Read More →

Sunday February 15, 2015 8:30am - 9:45am

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