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Saturday, August 26 • 2:40pm - 3:40pm
RE-READING PARSHAT EMOR - THINKING DIFFERENTLY ABOUT JUDAISM AND DISABILITY
While the Torah offers a code of social justice and requires us to love our neighbours, Parshat Emor overtly discriminates against people with disabilities and excludes them from an important part of Temple sacrifices. Come and explore the text and see if we can find a way of re-including everyone in Judaism.

Speakers
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Melinda Jones

Melinda is a feminist human rights lawyer, a disability advocate and a Jewish educator. She has published 11 books & over 50 peer-reviewed articles covering topics such as racism, freedom of speech & racial hatred; the rights of people with disabilities; the rights of the child; inclusive education; and freedom of religion. Her current focus is on inclusive Judaism, looking at the 20% of the community who have disabilities or health-related issues and, separately, on gender and... Read More →


Saturday August 26, 2017 2:40pm - 3:40pm
Room 155