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Sunday, February 17 • 12:45pm - 1:45pm
Won't You Be My Neighbor? The Right to Privacy in Jewish Sources

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We will explore Jewish legal perspectives on how to build one's physical home in a way that respects one's neighbors’ needs. The Rabbis questioned what it takes to be a good neighbor and how to balance the values of privacy in an environment of close community and shared space. These conversations touch not only on the physical architecture of one's home, but also on how to construct a society. They explore fundamental questions about what and why to share and the moral and spiritual values of privacy.

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Dena Weiss

Dena Weiss is the Rosh Beit Midrash at Hadar, an institution for higher Jewish learning based in NYC, where she teaches Talmud, Midrash, and Hasidut. Dena earned her BA in Religious Studies from NYU and a MA in Theology from Harvard Divinity School. She has also studied at Midreshet... Read More →

Sunday February 17, 2019 12:45pm - 1:45pm EST
Eisner Auditorium (6th Floor)