Shavuot Festival of Ideas

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STARTThu. 01/01/1970, 12:00 AM
ENDThu. 01/01/1970, 12:00 AM

NU Hillel (629 Foster Street)

You are invited to enjoy cheesecake, pizza, ice cream sundaes and your choice of discussion at Hillel's Jewish Idea Festival to celebrate the festival of Shavuot.


Schedule of events:
Cheesecake & Coffee
7 – 7.45:
Abraham Benson-Goldberg: Through the godseye: Audience and the Camera
Liana Belinsky-Baker: "Culturally Jewish"-- a Jewish identity crisis or a strong statement?
8 – 8.45:
Michal Yablong & Liz Phillips: No shirt, no shoes, no service: Why we do (or don't...) wear clothes, and how this relates to Judaism
Ben Ratskoff: Animals and the Torah
Adam Struck and Tyler Felous: Jews in Business and the Rise of Israel's Start-Up Economy
9 - 10:
Services & Make Your Own Pizza
10 – 10.45:
Ben Goldberg: V'Zot HaTorah: How Different Streams of Judaism See the Torah
Rabbi Josh: When Does Standing For Something Become Religious Coercion:
Rabbinic interpretation of "You shall not put a stumbling block before the blind."
11 - 11.30:
Ice cream sundaes and more coffee
11.30 – 12.15:
Logan Wall: "Rabbis and Amazons: What We Can Learn from the Talmudic Adventures of Alexander the Great"
Ben Shay: Civic Rights vs. Religious Responsibilities
12.30 - 4:30 Traditional Shavuot study of Jewish texts with Professor Sam Fleischacker

Paid : This is a Free Event
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