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Sunday, June 16 • 4:00pm - 5:00pm
Can we really have it all? Talmudic reflections on work–life balance

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We often think of the work/life struggle as a modern issue, but a series of Talmudic stories shows that people have struggled with this for hundreds of years. From rabbis who forget the way home from the House of Study through to disappearing pillars of fire, the rabbis tell stories about themselves that highlight their ambivalence about both how to learn Torah and be good husbands and fathers. What can these stories tell us about how to balance our priorities in the modern world?

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Rachel Rosenthal

Talmud scholar & teacher, Jewish Theological Seminary
Rachel lectures in Talmud and Rabbinic Literature at the Jewish Theological Seminary, where she was voted Professor of the Year in 2018. A graduate of the Drisha Scholars Circle, she teaches at the Drisha Institute and in Nishma: A Summer of Torah Study at JTS. She is currently a... Read More →


Sunday June 16, 2019 4:00pm - 5:00pm
Room 3

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