Re-reading Exodus for 2023 and the Passover season ahead continues with a look at location and its relationship to identity for individuals and groups.
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Self, Possessions, Community: Isn’t It Time? Episode 1
thoughts about community, what happens if we separate ourselves from our community or communities — or from our government — and what are our obligations to the infrastructure around us.
Isn’t It Time?
Isn’t It Time? can be explored as Passover prep, or for any season; on its own or as supplement to Rereading Exodus along the Anacostia.
Facing Consequences: Baldwin and Maimonides
Maimonides’ Guide for the Perplexed and James Baldwin’s work have a lot to say about “faces” and “vision,” with a surprising amount in common.
Facets: Teaching and Deciding
“Talking Talmud” discusses teaching and law-making in context of Rabbi Meir’s ability to see many facets of an issue.
Faces: Shown, Turned, Supplied
What is the effect on an individual scholar, and on a community, of following R’ Meir’s endless facets example?
Faces and Voices
Is there a limit to how many or which faces of Torah are considered? If so, what are the criteria to consider?
Book Talk with Tzedek Chicago
Thanks to Tzedek Chicago for the terrific conversation about Rereading Exodus along the Anacostia, May 11, 2022. Transcript, slightly edited from auto-generated captions provided by Zoom.
Omer on the Anacostia
It’s always time to move toward greater liberation for all.
Rereading with Tzedek Chicago
Tzedek Chicago members and friends gather on May 11 to discuss Rereading Exodus Along the Anacostia. Join us.