Women's Lunch and Learn- Jewish Wisdom on the Ethics of the Family
Thursday, October 23, 2014 12:00-1:30P.M.
AJU, 15600 Mulholland Drive, Bel Air
Rabbi Mordecai Finley, PhD is the founding rabbi and spiritual leader of Ohr HaTorah Congregation, Los Angeles, a traditional-progressive congregation. He is the former Provost and the former President of the Academy for Jewish Religion, California, and serves there as professor of liturgy, mysticism, Jewish ethics and professional skills. Rabbi Finley received his rabbinic ordination from Hebrew Union College as well as a PhD in Religion-Social Ethics from the University of Southern California. For two decades he has taught courses in Spirituality, mysticism, Jewish thought and rabbinics in the Whizin Department of Continuing Education, American Jewish University. An incisive and deeply honored instructor, Rabbi Finley has taught at HUC-Jir, Loyola Law School, the USC Law School, The Wexner Heritage Foundation, and the Shalom Hartman Institute in Jerusalem.
Rabbi Finely will discuss Jewish wisdom on the ethics of the family, the ethics of obligation to others, and obligation to family is primary. He will outline what some our obligations are to each from the sources of Jewish wisdom, and the spiritual/psychological paths to transforming ourselves and our families.
- 9 sessions per year (Membership required)
- 12:00 - 1:30 p.m.
- Sessions will be held on Tuesdays, Wednesdays or Thursdays
- Kosher lunch included