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Mussar and Film: Movies That Help Us Grow!

November 13, 2018 @ 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm


Movies are not simply entertainments. They also can serve as vehicles for self-discovery. Rabbi Cohen identifies films that have something important to say about the human condition and that contain nuggets of wisdom that can enrich our relationships with our children, our spouses, our parents, and our friends.  Book signing to follow.

ABOUT THE SPEAKER: Rabbi Herbert J. Cohen, ordained at Yeshiva University, served as a synagogue rabbi and high school principal for more than three decades. He received a PhD in English Literature from Georgia State University, an MA in English from Hunter College of the City University of New York, an MS in Jewish Education from Yeshiva University, and a BA in History and English from Yeshiva University. He is the author of several books including “Kosher Movies: A Film Critic Discovers Life Lessons at the Cinema,” “The One of Us: A Life in Jewish Education,” “Texas Torah,” “Kosher Parenting” and “Walking in Two Worlds: Visioning Torah Concepts in Secular Studies.” His column, “Kosher Movies,” has appeared in newspapers in Atlanta, Toronto, and Denver. Rabbi Cohen also blogs regularly in The Times of Israel on the intersection of film and faith. Rabbi Cohen resides in Israel with his wife Meryl. More info can be found at www.koshermovies.com.


November 13, 2018
1:00 pm - 2:00 pm
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Temple Chai
4645 E Marilyn Rd
Phoenix, AZ 85032 United States
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