Human Dignity and Halakhik Compromise: Where Does the Boundary Lie?

Posted by Nechama Goldman Barash on August 21, 2017
Topics: Pardes Live

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In this lecture that was recorded live at Pardes Jerusalem as part of the Summer Evening Lecture Series, Nechama Goldman Barash speaks about Human Dignity and Halakhik Compromise: Where Does the Boundary Lie?

The Summer Evening Lecture Series was sponsored in memory of Brondell Pomrenze by Huti and Jay Pomrenze.

About Nechama Goldman Barash

Nechama Goldman Barash made aliyah from Philadelphia over 20 years ago after graduating from Stern College. She studied for three years in Matan’s Advanced Talmud Institute and finished a master’s degree in Talmud at Bar-Ilan University. She is a graduate of Nishmat’s Yoetzet Halacha program and has been certified to teach brides before their weddings, as well as qualifying as a sex educator through Yahel and the Eden Center. She also studied for three years in Matan's advanced halakha program, Hilkhata. She teaches contemporary halakha and Talmud at Matan and Pardes, as well as Talmud and women and halakha in Torah V'Avodah (TVA), a Bnei Akiva gap year program based in Matan. She is an active member of Beit Hillel and participates in interfaith dialogue through Roots, based in Gush Etzion, close to where she lives with her family. She is currently working on a book dealing with matters of gender and halakha. Contact: nechamabarash@gmail.com

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