Jewish Approaches to Israeli Minorities Part 3: The Ultra Orthodox

Posted by Zvi Hirschfield on February 16, 2016
Topics: Pardes Live, Jewish Approaches to Israeli Minorities

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Five-part series on Am I my Brother’s Keeper? Jewish Approaches to Israeli Minorities. This lecture is taught by Rabbi Zvi Hirschfield who will discuss The Ultra-Orthodox Jewish community: Sharing the Burden. The expression “equal sharing of the burden” has become code in the non-haredi world for righteous indignation around non-participation in the army and work force. In This podcast, Zvi looks closely at the traditional sources that justify that haredi position, as well as some sources that offer a different perspective. Perhaps we can get beyond anger and accusation.

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About Zvi Hirschfield

Zvi teaches Talmud, Halakha and Jewish Thought at Pardes. In addition Zvi is a faculty member of the Pardes Center for Jewish Educators and has been training and mentoring Jewish Educators for over ten years in Tefilah in educational settings; critical issues in modern Jewish thought; and Israel education. Click here to read more.

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