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Friday, February 14 • 9:45pm - 10:45pm
Facebook and Lashon Hara: Using Social Media Responsibly

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Social media is the place to go for buzz and gossip and plain old information about events happening around town. In the era of #metoo, it has also become a forum for disclosing information about harmful behavior in our communities. What does Jewish law have to say about publicly exposing people for fraud, corruption, or abuse? Is it allowed? Are there boundaries? We will look at Jewish sources that weave together both mitzvot that caution against public humiliation but also obligate us to take a stand to protect those vulnerable among us.

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Nechama Goldman Barash

The Pardes Institute for Jewish Studies
Nechama Goldman Barash navigates the space between feminism and Orthodoxy by studying and teaching rabbinic texts previously barred to women. She lives in Israel where she teaches at the Pardes Beit Midrash and participates in interfaith work. She is writing a book dealing with matters... Read More →

Friday February 14, 2020 9:45pm - 10:45pm EST
WLSS (2nd Floor)