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Power, Morality, and Proportionality

Discussion about Jewish power and the ethical dilemmas of sovereignty, from classical Jewish sources to the IDF Code of Ethics.
Rabbi Dr. Donniel Hartman is president of the Shalom Hartman Institute and holds the Kaufman Family Chair in Jewish Philosophy. He is author of the highly regarded 2016 book, Putting God Second: How to Save Religion from Itself, and is the host of “For Heaven’s Sake,” one of the most popular Jewish podcasts in North America. Donniel is the founder of some of the most extensive education, training and enrichment programs for scholars, educators, rabbis,

Power, Morality, and Proportionality

Donniel Hartman discusses Jewish power and the ethical dilemmas of sovereignty, from classical Jewish sources to the IDF Code of Ethics. When does the use of power become immoral? When does the critique of power become immoral? And how can we understand the recent conflict in Israel from the perspective of Jewish values?

NOTE: This program was part of our Summer 2021 Virtual Symposium,  Torah of Possibility for an Uncertain Future

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