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Fall Zman

It’s Tradition!

Minhag is one of the cornerstones of our religious practice. This class will study the principle rabbinic sources dealing with the obligation to conform to minhag. How and when does a minhag become mandatory? Can minhagim be dropped? What happens when minhag leads to tension and strife?

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Rabbi Jeffrey Saks is the founding Director of ATID - The Academy for Torah Initiatives and Directions in Jewish Education, in Jerusalem. An editorial board member of the journal Tradition, Rabbi Saks authored Spiritualizing Halakhic Education (Mandel Foundation) and edited Wisdom From All My Teachers: Challenges and Initiatives in Contemporary Torah Education (Urim). He is a graduate of Yeshiva University (BA, MA, Smicha) and participated in the Jerusalem Fellows program for senior Jewish educators at the Mandel Institute. He has taught at the Yeshiva University High School for Girls and Yeshivat Hamivtar.

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