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Sunday, March 1 • 9:30am - 10:30am
Sephardic Tradition: The Judaism of the Future

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Based upon the teachings of an array of Sephardic sages, we will examine the features that distinguished their philosophy, method of Biblical interpretation, and approach to Jewish law from those of their Ashkenazic counterparts, and how these differences continue to impact the character and evolution of their respective congregations and communities to this day. As part of our study, we will consider whether Maimonides was correct in his estimation that classical Sephardic Judaism was years ahead of its time.

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Joshua Maroof

Rabbi Joshua Maroof received his rabbinic ordination from Yeshiva Bnei Torah in Far Rockaway, NY. He has been a member of the rabbinic staff of the United Mashadi Jewish Community (UMJCA) for the past five years, helping meet the needs of its approximately 6500 congregants on a daily... Read More →

Sunday March 1, 2020 9:30am - 10:30am PST
Room F