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Scholar in Residence: Crisis Leadership in the Bible
April 30, 2021 at 8:30 pm - 9:30 pm
With Rabbi Rachel Sabath Beit-Halachmi, Ph.D.
How do different Biblical leaders respond to the different crises? Prophets, Priests and Kings each bring different leadership tools to their post-crises realities. The Prophet Moses, the Priest Aaron, and King David, each responds to leadership with different personalities and tools. What can we learn from their successes and failures? We will also consider if the later prophets, priests and kings learned from their mistakes.
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Rabbi Sabath is an American-Israeli rabbinic leader, author and public speaker. She is the incoming inaugural Senior Rabbi of Har Sinai-Oheb Shalom Congregation in Baltimore, MD. Most recently, Dr. Sabath served as Assistant Professor of Jewish Thought and Ethics and led a four-campus team at the Hebrew Union College-Jewish Institute of Religion (HUC). Currently, she serves as a senior fellow at the Kaplan Center for Jewish Peoplehood. She is presently at work on two volumes, one on the dilemmas of modern Jewish thought, and the other, co-edited with Rachel Adler, a volume on ethics and gender in Judaism. Prior to her role at HUC, Rabbi Sabath served as Vice President of the Shalom Hartman Institute in Jerusalem.