Wednesday, February 19, 2020, 10:00 am - 11:00 am
Temple Emanu-El of Palm Beach
190 N. County Rd.
Palm Beach, FL 33480
Rabbinic Scholar at Congregation Beth Shalom, Pittsburgh, PA
A variety of “technological advances” have appeared in the last two decades. We will look at three of these through the lenses of Jewish Law and Jewish Philosophy. Over five weeks we will look at how Judaism responds to change today.
Session 2 & 3 – A look at the problems we now confront because of the rise and availability of DNA analysis. “Am I My Brother’s Brother; No Longer an Only Child” and “Who’s Your Mama” will give us a better understanding of the dilemmas which are so difficult for us today.
Rabbi Mark Staitman is well known in the Pittsburg Jewish Community and in the Soviet Jewry advocacy movement. Rabbi Staitman served the Rodef Shalem congregation as Rabbi until 2003. Rabbi Staitman is a Licensed Professional Counselor and he maintains a small private therapeutic practice which specializes in therapy for clergy who suffer from the effects of trauma.