Freehof Institute for Progressive Halakhah Migrants - Immigrants and the Halakhah - Our 25th Anniversary Presentation

Track:
Ethics
What:
Workshop
When:
2:30 PM, Tuesday 21 Mar 2017 (1 hour 30 minutes)
Where:
Loews Atlanta Hotel - Ellington Ballroom - Salon E
Discussion:
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In this age of mass migration, questions arise as to the nature of Jewish responsibility toward strangers. Should any and all be welcome in our midst? What may be expected of newcomers? Classic Judaic sources contend with such issues, with some promoting a universalist ethic and others a more protectionist stance. How far will you open your arms?
Participant
Emory University
Raymond F. Schinazi Scholar in Bioethics and Jewish Thought
Participant
Abraham Geiger College
President
Participant
HUC-JIR
Rabbi, Ph.D

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