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Sunday, November 10 • 2:30pm - 3:15pm
A Sacred Trust: Judaism and the Ethics of Power

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Countless moments of Jewish history have pivoted upon questions of power and powerlessness. This dynamic, between the vulnerability of living under unfriendly authorities to the sudden weight and privilege of having our own State, has prompted deep Jewish thinking about the ethical use of power. Through conversation and study, explore how Judaism might provide tools for reflecting upon one's place in the world, spiritual motivation for achieving success, Jewish ways of being of service to others, and how the relationship between humility and ambition might influence a leader's thinking and conduct, with potential outcomes both personal and collective.

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Menachem Creditor

Rabbi Menachem Creditor is the Pearl and Ira Meyer Scholar-in-Residence at UJA-Federation New York and the founder of Rabbis Against Gun Violence. He has published 20 books and six albums of original Jewish music, including “None Shall Make Them Afraid” and “Olam Chesed Yibaneh... Read More →

Sunday November 10, 2019 2:30pm - 3:15pm EST