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Sunday, September 1 • 9:30am - 10:45am
Chavruta II

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Come explore Jewish attitudes to issues of wealth and finance, prosperity, work, consumerism and Tzedakah.  What is ultimately valuable?  Is work a blessing or a curse?  Is it unethical to spend lavishly?  What is the relationship between charity and justice?  (Sources compiled by volunteers from Limmud Galil, Limmud UK, Limmud NY and Limmud Hungary, and edited by Robin Cooke and Robin Moss.)

This is the second of three chavruta sessions. 

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Jonathan Crane

Center for Ethics, Emory University
Raymond F. Schinazi Junior Scholar in Bioethics and Jewish Thought at Emory University's Center for Ethics. Currently president of the Society of Jewish Ethics, Crane co-edited (with Elliot Dorff) The Oxford Handbook of Jewish Ethics and Morality, and authored Narratives and Jewish Bioethics.

Sunday September 1, 2013 9:30am - 10:45am
Lakeside Dining