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Morality: Restoring the Common Good in Divided Times

Upcoming Sessions

1. Sunday, April 18, 2021 6 Iyyar 5781

2:30 PM - 4:00 PMvia Zoom - Part Two

2. Sunday, April 25, 2021 13 Iyyar 5781

1:00 PM - 2:30 PMvia Zoom - Part Three

3. Sunday, May 2, 2021 20 Iyyar 5781

2:30 PM - 4:00 PMvia Zoom - Part Four

4. Sunday, May 16, 2021 5 Sivan 5781

1:00 PM - 2:30 PMTime is TBD - Part Five

Rabbi Jonathan Sacks’s (z’l) final book, MORALITY: Restoring the Common Good in Divided Times (published 2020 by Basic Books) will be the basis for a 5 session discussion series scheduled on Sundays between the end of Pesach and Shavuot. Each Zoom session will be led by different members of the Ohr Kodesh community. Reading the book is not required to participate, nor is attendance at all sessions.  Sign up to register for the series. There is no charge to members or the community.

A preview of the book is available on the publisher’s website or by clicking the image below.

  • April 11              2:30 – 4 pm      Rabbi Lyle Fishman will provide an introduction and discussion of Part One- The Solitary Self
  • April 18              2:30- 4 pm        Dan Mintz and Ellen Elow-Mintz will facilitate Part Two – Consequences: The Market and The State
  • April 25              1 – 2:30 pm      David Gelles will lead the conversation on Part Three – Can We Still Reason Together?
  • May 2                 2:30– 4 pm      Nina Glasner will facilitate Part Four – Being Human
  • May 16 (Erev Shavuot)  2:30– 4 pm     Rabbi Abbi Sharofsky will complete the series with Part Five- The Way Forward

The sessions are intended for adults, though interested teens are welcome. Please feel free to share this information.

Rabbi Sacks’s writings are known internationally for his Jewish wisdom and his understanding of the important issues that bring together or divide peoples. This book is becoming a new essential for a modern Jewish library. The book is available in hardcover, ebook and audiobook formats on all platforms, online and in independent bookstores everywhere. It is also available through MCPL, though there is a waitlist.

Contact Mickey Feinberg  or Ellen Elow-Mintz  with any questions about this program.

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