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Sunday, February 21 • 10:00am - 11:50am
And the Rain Did Not Fall: What Do We Do When Rabbis Fail?

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There are several places in the Talmud where we are told that the Rabbis prayed for rain, and the rain did not fall. But, what does this mean about Rabbis? What does this teach us about their power, or their lack of it? How do I cope with my Rabbi’s being a human being who can make mistakes? This session will deal with these questions, and also what we can learn from these stories in 2016! All texts will be in English and the Original, and no previous text experience is required.

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Yaffa Epstein

Yaffa serves as the director of education, North America for the Pardes Institute of Jewish Studies. Yaffa received rabbinic ordination from Yeshivat Maharat and holds a law degree from Bar-Ilan University. Rabbah Epstein has been a teacher of Talmud, Jewish law, and liturgy at Pardes... Read More →

Sunday February 21, 2016 10:00am - 11:50am EST
Room 115