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Since 2008, LearningFest has been a signature annual event, providing the Dallas Jewish community an opportunity to sample an educational menu that offers varied personalities, teaching styles, and content comprised of the rich educational resources that are available in Dallas. 

The cost for the entire day of learning is $18 (no cost for teachers in Federation affiliated schools) and students with a valid ID).
For more information, contact Karen Schlosberg, kschlosberg@jfgd.org or 214-239-7131. 
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Sunday, November 6 • 10:15am - 11:15am
Elections 2016: Jewish View of Democracy

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The cornerstone of democracy is the ability of the people to elect their leaders. Democratic election empowers each voter. Is there a Jewish view on elections? Is democracy a concept that the Torah endorses? Do voters have specific responsibilities? May elected officials show favor to those who supported their election?

We will examine and discuss Jewish sources on these concepts.

Speakers
avatar for Rabbi Howard Wolk

Rabbi Howard Wolk

Community Chaplain, Jewish Family Services
Rabbi Howard Wolk serves as community chaplain with the Jewish Family Service in Dallas, TX, as well as the menahel of the Dallas branch of the Southeast Regional Beit Din for Conversions, under the auspices the RCA's GPS Conversion system. Rabbi Wolk is now in his fourth year working... Read More →


Sunday November 6, 2016 10:15am - 11:15am CST
Aaron Family Jewish Community Center 7900 Northaven Rd, Dallas, TX 75230

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