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12:00 pm

Vices & Virtues w/R. Cohen @ 12 pm

February 12 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 12:00 pm on Wednesday, repeating until August 29, 2025

Congregation Beth Israel, 1630 Bancroft Way
Berkeley, CA 94703 United States
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Vices & Virtues: Mussar is a spiritual Jewish practice focused on virtue-based ethics. Through the cultivation of inner virtues, such as patience, gratitude, and reverence, we improve ourselves. Our sessions will explore various vices and virtues as presented by classical books of Mussar. Rabbi Yonatan Cohen serves as the rabbi of Congregation Beth Israel, Berkeley. […]

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8:00 pm

Emmanuel Levinas w/Muni Schweig

February 12 @ 8:00 pm - 9:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 8:00 pm on Wednesday, repeating until June 24, 2020

Schweig Home, 1326 Bancroft Way
Berkeley, United States
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Emmanuel Levinas: Nine readings of the Talmud by the French Jewish philosopher Emmanuel Levinas translate Jewish thought into the language of modern times. Here Levinas applies a hermeneutic that simultaneously allows the classic Jewish texts to shed light on contemporary problems and lets modern problems illuminate the texts. Besides being quintessential illustrations of the art […]

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