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Sunday, August 11 • 1:30pm - 2:30pm
Inspired by Judaism? Tikkun Olam in the Wider Community

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Location: Room 175
Tikkun Olam - the ethic of repairing the world - has become a popular value in modern Judaism, calling on Jews to care not just for their own communities but the whole world. This session talks to a diverse range of activists and community workers, full-time and volunteers, about the connection between their Jewish values and their activity in the wider community.

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Sam Bookman

Sam is studying law at Auckland University, and in his spare time he is a member of the Goldwater Trust and teaches matters of Judaica to children at Kadimah School and privately. He is a former Bnei Akiva madrich and also a champion debater.
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Brian Bookman

Brian Bookman is a Jewish Kiwi with a business background in the food industry. His community activities include Kadimah School, Limmud NZ, Chevra Kadisha, Bnei Akiva and AHC support. In the wider community he is involved in the Auckland Communites Foundation, Kohi Yacht Club and... Read More →
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Ruth Busch

Ruth has practised law in Canada and New Zealand. She has taught at the University of Waikato since 1988. She has published reports and articles on domestic violence and the criminal justice system, judicial discourses on domestic violence, the family court system, child witnesses... Read More →
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Chris Shiller

Chris' family have been members of Beth Shalom since the mid 1980’s and during that time she has been involved with the Hebrew School, ritual committee, B&B and currently a B’nei Mitzvah teacher, lay-reader, Torah teacher (to any-one who wants to learn Torah!) and a member of... Read More →


Sunday August 11, 2013 1:30pm - 2:30pm PDT
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