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Saturday, June 29 • 10:50am - 12:00pm
Dead Bodies To Baristas: Constructing a Talmud For Today

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The Talmud is filled with wisdom.  AND it was written for a different era.
As such, the Talmud has numerous references to things that do not happen in everyday life, like finding a dead body in a pool of water.
As we continue to learn from these ancient teachings, what if we wrote a new Talmud for the 21st century to add to our body of wisdom?
This session will have two parts.  First, we’ll explore and discuss a few of the Barista Rules, written to give guidance in today's world.  Then, you’ll work in a small group to create new rules inspired by a text from the Talmud. 

Presenters
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Greg Marcus

Mussar Facilitator and Future Rabbi, American Mussar
Greg Marcus has been practicing and facilitating Mussar for seven years.  He is the founder of AmericanMussar.com and the author of "The Spiritual Practice of Good Actions: Finding Balance Through the Soul Traits of Mussar".  In August, he will begin training to become a Rabbi... Read More →


Saturday June 29, 2019 10:50am - 12:00pm PDT
Bennett Valley (Student Center, 2nd Floor)