13 2013

Zooming In: Contemporary Issues Through a Jewish Lens at the Rady JCC

7:30PM - 8:00PM  

Rady JCC, Asper Campus, Adult Lounge 123 Doncaster Street
Winnipeg, Manitoba R3N 2B3

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Judaism and the Environment with Rabbi Allen Green, Shaarey Zedek Synagogue The 39 categories of forbidden activity on Shabbat seem arcane and highly restrictive, until we see the big picture of the power of refraining from altering the landscape of life as Nature has conceived of it. Shabbat observance has been the Jewish Earth Day for the past three thousand years. Isn’t it about time that the world (and we ourselves) caught on and caught up?