Posts Tagged ‘views’


February 11, 2015
By bethmordecai
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DAY 956: The Importance of a Casual Atmosphere — Previewing Today’s Ask the Rabbi on Jewish Views on Abortion

Dear Hevreh, Casual... If I had to use one word to describe the reason behind why I host Learning with the Rabbi and Ask the Rabbi at Panera and the Mall (respectively), it would be "casual." By "casual" I mean creating a space and an opportunity that lends itself to open dialogue without judgement or fear of needing to put on a show. No one can deny that sitting down for a cup of coffee in a booth feels different than sitting across a desk in the rabbi's office. We are more likely to be honest and open with ourselves (and with the person sitting across from us) when we don't feel like we need to act in a certain way. If[...]

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