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Sunday, February 23 • 12:00pm - 12:50pm
Never Again! The Mitzvah of Civil Disobedience.

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In Deuteronomy, Torah instructs us: "Justice, justice, shall you pursue.” In tractate Nedarim, the Talmud states that we are to, “Obey the law of the land." What is a Jew then to do if the law of the land is unjust? Both sacred text and Henry David Thoreau's "Civil Disobedience" make it clear that non-violent resistance is not only permissible, but also demanded, if we really believe the mantra of "Never Again!" This presentation involves storytelling, imagery, music, philosophy and vigorous discussion.

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Barry Bub

Barry Bub, a native of South Africa, has an extraordinary and eclectic career as a family physician, gestalt psychotherapist, volunteer chaplain, writer, storyteller and educator. Author of numerous journal articles and a ground-breaking book "Communication Skills that Heal," he has... Read More →

Sunday February 23, 2020 12:00pm - 12:50pm EST
Room 122 Koven Center - FIU