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Sunday, August 25 • 14:40 - 16:40
Pride & prejudice in our interpretations of texts

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Each reader comes to a text with implicit prejudices.  Meaning-making involves both the projection and the 'taking back' of these, as well as a readiness to have them altered. We explore the dynamics of this process and the opportunity for the ethical self-attunement it affords, by studying a Talmudic story while using an innovative reading method.

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Elie Holzer

Rabbi; professor of Jewish education at Bar Ilan University; teacher; expert on havruta text study and Hasidic Renewal and Post-critical Jewish religiosity; and founding president of Shma Koleinu (https://www.shma-koleinu.com), a non-profit organization which aims to inspire individuals... Read More →

Sunday August 25, 2019 14:40 - 16:40 SAST