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Sunday, May 31 • 4:00pm - 4:50pm
The Power of Garlic, in the Talmud and Now!

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Why did the Romans call us "garlic eaters"? Why does Ezra the Scribe link garlic to Friday night conjugal responsibilities, and why did Rav Yehuda, recognized as a leading Torah authority in Babylon, have heads of garlic on his shabbes table? Judaism gives us powerful tools to deal with crises - is garlic one of them? We will sing a niggun, explore talmudic texts, munch some raw garlic and stay healthy in a global pandemic.

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Greg Alexander

Greg is a teacher and spiritual guide currently working on the Rabbinic team at the Cape Town Progressive Jewish Congregation and at the Melton School. He has studied and taught in many different yeshivot of all denominations across the world and is a passionate Limmudnik. He is married... Read More →

Sunday May 31, 2020 4:00pm - 4:50pm SAST
Room 4