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Mijal Bitton explains her notion of “Ne’emanut” and how there might be more to morality than being principled.
Dr. Mijal Bitton is a Research Fellow at the Shalom Hartman Institute of North America, and the Rosh Kehilla (communal leader) and co-founder of the Downtown Minyan in New York City. Mijal received a BA from Yeshiva University and earned her doctorate from New York University, where she conducted an ethnographic study of a Syrian Jewish community with a focus on developing the field of contemporary Sephardic studies in America.  She is an alumna of the

On the Promised Podcast, Allison Kaplan Sommer and Noah Efron are joined by Mijal Bitton to discuss her notion of “Ne’emanut” and how maybe there’s more to morality than being principled. The conversation is based on her essay in the Fall 2022 issue of Sources, Ne’emanut: Placing Relationships at the Center.

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