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... the Jewish notions of love
and its implications in leading
a moral and meaningful life
with Rabbi George Gittleman
Date: Monday, August 7
Time: 6:30 pm to 8:30 pm
Center for Spiritual Living, Santa Rosa
2075 Occidental Road
The Bible commands us to love your neighbor, the stranger, and God.
- What does the bible mean by "neighbor" and "stranger"?
- How can love be commanded?
- How can these ancient concepts be applied to our lives and our times?
In this two hour workshop, Rabbi George will address these questions and more in an exploration of love in the hebrew Bible and Jewish tradition.
A native of Kentucky, Rabbi George Gittleman earned a Bachelor of Arts degree in American History from the University of Vermont in 1984.
In 1991 he embarked on his rabbinical journey after 8 years in computer sales, obtaining a Masters in Hebrew Letters and Ordination from the Reform Seminary, Hebrew Union College Jewish Institute of Religion in 1996. Rabbi George is also a Senior Rabbinic Fellow at the prestigious Shalom Hartman Institute in Jerusalem, and a graduate of the Rabbinic Leadership Program of The Institute for Jewish Spirituality.
Rabbi George is an avid outdoor enthusiast. He enjoys gardening, hiking with his dog, fly fishing and boogie boarding with the family. On occasion, you’ll find him leading Shabbat Services in the woods, on the beach, or outside on the Shomrei Torah patio: “I’m tempted not to utter a word and let the beauty of the landscape be our prayers today."
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