When a Lie Is Not a Sin

Track:
Torah Lishmah
What:
Workshop
When:
1:00 PM, Tuesday 21 Mar 2017 (1 hour)
Breaks:
Hafsakah – Visit Exhibit Area (Coffee served)   02:00 PM to 02:30 PM (30 minutes)
Where:
Discussion:
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Why is lying OK when life is at stake? Do I have to be honest about a friend's new tie or dress? Do kids need to be told the whole truth? Rabbi Dennis Ross will draw from his recent book, When a Lie Is Not a Sin, and Hebrew text from the Talmud and Midrash to address fine distinctions surrounding common but complicated personal situations and show how a smaller lie can sometimes serve a higher moral purpose.
Participant
Temple Sinai
Interim Rabbi

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