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Saturday, February 14 • 5:15pm - 6:15pm
Modern Orthodoxy and the Boundaries of Pluralism

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Can a denomination that stakes out exclusive theological claims genuinely learn from those who believe differently? In this session we will examine Jewish thought from the 19th century to the present day that attempts to balance exclusive faith claims with an openness to learn the wisdom offered by others who do not share those beliefs and/or practices. Come and explore what Karaites bottling wine and horse riding on Shabbat have to teach us about pluralistic Jewish learning.

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Ben Greenberg

Ben Greenberg was ordained by Yeshivat Chovevei Torah Rabbinical School and is the Planning Executive for Synergy Manhattan of UJA-Federation of New York as well as the Founding Director of OpenSinai.com. He has worked in a variety of capacities in settings ranging from campus to synagogue, cultivating a Jewish social justice voice. Ben has been active in bridge-building work and interfaith dialogue around the world. He is the author of two books... Read More →


Saturday February 14, 2015 5:15pm - 6:15pm
Willow

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