Do Not Stand Idly By Your Neighbor’s Blood: Its Significance in Between Yom HaShoah and Yom HaAtzmaut

Posted by Meesh Hammer-Kossoy on May 3, 2016
Topics: Yom Hazikaron, Pardes from Jerusalem: Weekly Parsha Podcast, Yom Ha'atzmaut

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Is one obligated to risk one’s life if you save someone else? Does the halakah expect Jews to do what Righteous Gentiles did to save us in the Holocaust? To donate a kidney? And what about in time of war?

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Larry Kluger – Creative Consultant
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About Meesh Hammer-Kossoy

Meesh teaches Talmud and the Social Justice Track at Pardes. Originally from Washington, D.C., Meesh has a B.A. in Near Eastern and Judaic Studies from Brandeis University, and a M.A. and Ph.D. from New York University. Her dissertation explored the courageous manner in which the rabbis of the Talmud created a new criminal punishment system. In 2015, Meesh completed her studies at Beit Midrash Har’el and received ordination from Rabbi Herzl Hefter and Rabbi Daniel Sperber. Click here to read more.

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