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Friday, August 23 • 16:20 - 17:20
Approaching troubling Torah texts: Amalek, Mamzerut and Rebellious Sons

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How do we balance between our (subjective) feelings of what is right and the text in front of us? How far can we stretch the text while still remaining authentic to it? This session looks at three challenges in the Torah and analyses different models in which Jewish authorities have approached them.

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Calev Ben-Dor

Calev Ben-Dor is Director of Research at BICOM, an independent British research centre producing analysis on Israel and the Middle East, and Deputy Editor of the Fathom Journal. He has previously worked as an analyst in the Reut Institute and the Policy Planning Department of Israel's... Read More →

Friday August 23, 2019 16:20 - 17:20 SAST