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Sunday, November 10 • 1:30pm - 2:15pm
Across the spectrum: Understanding a fragmented Family and our sacred text

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The Bible's first post-flood family is deeply fragmented.  Rabbis from across the religious and exegetical spectrum analyze and discuss the biblical record of Hagar, Sarah, Abraham, Ishmael and Issac.  After our first strides into the Jewish new year, what lessons should linger in our minds from this peculiar recounting?

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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 →
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Tina Grimberg

Tina Grimberg grew up in the Ukrainian city of Kiev.  She moved to North America with her family when she was sixteen, and immediately became involved in the Jewish community of Indianapolis.  She received her rabbinic ordination from Hebrew Union College - Jewish Institute of Religions... Read More →
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Yael Splansky

Yael Splansky is the Senior Rabbi of Holy Blossom Temple, Toronto’s first synagogue.From the Boston area, she came to Toronto in 1998 after ordination from Hebrew Union College – Jewish Institute of Religion in Cincinnati, Ohio.Rabbi Splansky is committed to life-long learning... Read More →
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Jesse Shore

Jesse Shore is graduate of Yeshiva University where he pursued a Masters in Bible and Rabbinic Ordination. His interests are in analytic philosophy and rabbinic literature. He currently serves as the assistant rabbi for Shaarei Shomayim Congregation in Toronto.

Sunday November 10, 2019 1:30pm - 2:15pm EST