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August 2020

Ancient Ethics for the Modern World: Pirke Avot

August 7 @ 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm

“If I am not for myself, who will be for me? If I am only for myself, what am I? And if not now, when?” These well-known words of Rabbi Hillel are brief and packed with meaning, but they do not stand alone in our tradition. They come from a tractate of the Mishnah known as “Pirke Avot,” a brief book that has long had an importance to Jewish life far exceeding its size; for centuries it was the most…

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Ancient Ethics for the Modern World: Pirke Avot

August 14 @ 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm

“If I am not for myself, who will be for me? If I am only for myself, what am I? And if not now, when?” These well-known words of Rabbi Hillel are brief and packed with meaning, but they do not stand alone in our tradition. They come from a tractate of the Mishnah known as “Pirke Avot,” a brief book that has long had an importance to Jewish life far exceeding its size; for centuries it was the most…

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Ancient Ethics for the Modern World: Pirke Avot

August 21 @ 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm

“If I am not for myself, who will be for me? If I am only for myself, what am I? And if not now, when?” These well-known words of Rabbi Hillel are brief and packed with meaning, but they do not stand alone in our tradition. They come from a tractate of the Mishnah known as “Pirke Avot,” a brief book that has long had an importance to Jewish life far exceeding its size; for centuries it was the most…

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Ancient Ethics for the Modern World: Pirke Avot

August 28 @ 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm

“If I am not for myself, who will be for me? If I am only for myself, what am I? And if not now, when?” These well-known words of Rabbi Hillel are brief and packed with meaning, but they do not stand alone in our tradition. They come from a tractate of the Mishnah known as “Pirke Avot,” a brief book that has long had an importance to Jewish life far exceeding its size; for centuries it was the most…

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September 2020

Ancient Ethics for the Modern World: Pirke Avot

September 4 @ 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm

“If I am not for myself, who will be for me? If I am only for myself, what am I? And if not now, when?” These well-known words of Rabbi Hillel are brief and packed with meaning, but they do not stand alone in our tradition. They come from a tractate of the Mishnah known as “Pirke Avot,” a brief book that has long had an importance to Jewish life far exceeding its size; for centuries it was the most…

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Ancient Ethics for the Modern World: Pirke Avot

September 11 @ 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm

“If I am not for myself, who will be for me? If I am only for myself, what am I? And if not now, when?” These well-known words of Rabbi Hillel are brief and packed with meaning, but they do not stand alone in our tradition. They come from a tractate of the Mishnah known as “Pirke Avot,” a brief book that has long had an importance to Jewish life far exceeding its size; for centuries it was the most…

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