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Sunday, June 16 • 5:15pm - 6:15pm
The Rorschach Rasha: Jewish perceptions of wickedness

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Of the four children portrayed in the Haggadah, it is only the rasha—the wicked child—who is defined in ethical rather than intellectual terms. Emblematic of ‘other’, the rasha acts as a mirror of our notions of wickedness—which differ across temporal, spatial, and ideological communities. In this session we will examine various depictions of and responses to the rasha, with a view to better understanding our own perspective on wickedness.

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Avi Bart

After receiving semicha in Israel, Avi returned home in 2018 to begin his rabbinical career and continue studying medicine at the University of Melbourne. Avi studied at the Rabbinical College of Australia and NZ (Yeshivah Gedolah) and Yeshivat Machanayim. He has held leadership roles... Read More →


Sunday June 16, 2019 5:15pm - 6:15pm
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