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Barbara Frey, Director of Human Rights Program, to discuss torture through the lens of Judaism

Barbara Frey, Director of Human Rights Program, to discuss torture through the lens of Judaism

Sunday, May 20
Beth-El Synagogue
5224 West 26th Street
St. Louis Park
Services begin at 9:00 a.m.
Breakfast and Presentation
"Honoring the Image of God: Reviewing Torture Jewishly"

Rabbi Rachel Kahn-Troster, Director of Rabbis for Human Rights North America will anchor a panel addressing the spiritual concerns with regard to torture. Barbara Frey, Director of the Human Rights Program in the College of Liberal Arts at the University of Minnesota and Dr. Steven Miles, Professor and Maas Family Endowed Chair in Bioethics, University of Minnesota Medical School will join her on the panel.

The discussion is part of Beth-El's annual Arthur and Irene Stillman Torah Scholar in Residence Weekend, Friday, May 18-20.

For more information please contact Beth-El Synagogue at 952-920-3512.