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Thursday, July 15 • 11:15am - 12:15pm
How to approach suffering from a Jewish philosophical perspective - CANCELLED

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If anyone says to you "THIS is Judaism's perspective on X" you know they're wrong – Jewish philosophers disagree on just about everything. In this session we'll explore divergent approaches to the age-old question of "why do good people suffer?" We're not going to come out with "the" answer, but with an understanding of the options that exist within a diverse philosophical tradition, and a sense of which is most satisfying for us individually.

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Sarah Charak

Sarah is a law student, educator and coffee addict living in Bondi. She studied Tanach, Talmud and Jewish philosophy at Midreshet Lindenbaum and Nishmat in Jerusalem, and Drisha in New York. Sarah has worked in educational roles for Bnei Akiva, Limmud Oz, NSW ZYC and Or Chadash Synagogue... Read More →

Thursday July 15, 2021 11:15am - 12:15pm AEST