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Sunday, February 17 • 1:40pm - 2:40pm
Jews and Non-Jews Living and Loving Together

This interactive (bet-midrash style) session will explore the way Jews have interacted and viewed non-Jews, grappled with being a minority and tried to ensure our survival.  We'll cover the gamut from Biblical texts to Rabbinic texts to contemporary views of issues such as intermarriage, conversion and non-Jewish members of our community.  You may be surprised by the way these questions have been asked for thousands of years.  Our ancient ancestors were often more open-minded than we might imagine.


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Tamar Grimm

As the daughter of an interfaith couple who grew up to become a rabbi, Tamar's passion for interfaith cooperation stems directly from her passion for the Torah's most pronounced teaching: love for others. Tamar describes her approach to Judaism as traditionally observant, liberal-minded, and open-hearted. Tamar has been involved in many interfaith efforts and served as a CIRCLE (Center for Inter-Religious Community Leadership... Read More →


Sunday February 17, 2013 1:40pm - 2:40pm
White Oak Room A Floor 3 North