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Sunday, February 16 • 6:15pm - 7:15pm
A Controversy Most Fowl: Turkeys, Orthodox Female Rabbis, and How 'Old World' Judaism Incorporates 'New World' Ideas

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How does a tradition based system react to new religious ideas? We’ll use the text case of kosher turkey (or is it kosher?) to explore how Halakhic authorities wrestle — and often permit — untraditional additions to Judaism.

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Ben Greenfield

Yeshivat Chovevei Torah
Ben Greenfield is organizing and leading the Jewish community of waterfront North Brooklyn.  As Rabbi of the Greenpoint Shul, an inclusive Orthodox shul in historic/hipster/Hasidic-adjacent Greenpoint, Ben creates Jewish spaces that are inviting, warm, and rooted in exceptional Torah... Read More →

Sunday February 16, 2020 6:15pm - 7:15pm EST