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Saturday, June 25 • 7:50pm - 9:00pm
Scandals of the Talmud 2: Stories They Didn't Teach You in Hebrew School / Suffering is Precious

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Suffering is Precious: Physical pain as Spiritual Redemption. There are several stories in the Talmud where the Rabbis praise, extol and even request physical pain, in order to prevent some sort of greater punishment. We will examine these stories, and explore the connection between physical and spiritual pain.

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Yaffa Epstein

Yaffa serves as the director of education, North America for the Pardes Institute of Jewish Studies. Yaffa received rabbinic ordination from Yeshivat Maharat and holds a law degree from Bar-Ilan University. Rabbah Epstein has been a teacher of Talmud, Jewish law, and liturgy at Pardes... Read More →

Saturday June 25, 2016 7:50pm - 9:00pm PDT
Darwin 102