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Sunday, January 20 • 11:45am - 1:00pm
Where Heaven and Earth Kiss: Jewish Law, Moral Reflection and Environmental Ethics

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Together we'll examine the relationship between theology, Jewish law and aggadah with an eye to how Jewish legal -- and spiritual -- teachings can inform present-day environmental issues. Focusing on issues of pollution, zoning and resource management, the goal is to consider how we might construct a moral philosophy of environmental ethics from the sources of halakhah

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Ariel Evan Mayse

Rabbi Ariel Evan Mayse joined the faculty of Stanford University in 2017 as an Assistant Professor in the Department of Religious Studies. He holds a PhD in Jewish Studies from Harvard University and rabbinic ordination from Beit Midrash Har’el. His research examines the role of... Read More →


Sunday January 20, 2019 11:45am - 1:00pm PST
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