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Sunday, May 24 • 4:00pm - 5:00pm
Torah is from Heaven Like Bread is from the Earth: When and How Tradition and Creativity Become One

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We often feel torn between the vastness of Jewish tradition and the creative impulses of our unique souls and times. But what if the tradition itself offered a surprising, hopeful way out of this conflict – a path that holds out hope of uniting creativity and authenticity? Our learning will focus on a single midrash that uses the image of bread-baking as the paradigm for Torah study – with an eye towards Shavuot, with its pairing of the grain harvest and the giving of the Torah. All sources will be in English and Hebrew, and personal reflection will be our ultimate goal.

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Jason Rubenstein

Rabbi Jason Rubenstein is the second Howard M. Holtzmann Jewish Chaplain at Yale and senior rabbi of the Joseph Slifka Center. A native of Washington DC and a proud product of Temple Micah, Rabbi Rubenstein spent formative years at Yeshivat Ma’ale Gilboa in the Galilee and received... Read More →



Sunday May 24, 2020 4:00pm - 5:00pm EDT
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