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Temple Beth Zion-Beth Israel

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300 South 18th Street
Philadelphia, PA 19103 United States
215-735-5148 www.bzbi.org

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October 2017
$10 - $15

SICHA: Delving into the Heart of the Torah—Rabbi Shai Held in Conversation with Elsie Stern, PhD

October 9 @ 7:30 pm - 9:30 pm
Temple Beth Zion-Beth Israel, 300 South 18th Street
Philadelphia, PA 19103 United States
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In "The Heart of the Torah," Rabbi Shai Held offers deeply insightful, original, and creative interpretation of the text. Drawing on ancient and modern Jewish thought, as well as commentators of other religious backgrounds, Held explores the fundamental questions of the Torah. The two volume set of essays, with two for each weekly Torah portion, illuminates the centrality of empathy in Jewish ethics, the predominance of divine love in Jewish theology, and the dignity inherent in a covenantal relationship with…

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