Is the Torah really a Basis for Liberal Values?

at Skirball Center
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Today, it’s common in some circles to hear claims that the Bible aligns with modern liberal ideas such as taking care of the less fortunate, pursuing peace and justice, and ending baseless hatred. So does that mean that far-right Jewish ideologues, and Jewish neo-conservatives, are just plain wrong? Join Jay Michaelson, chief editor of Zeek: A Jewish Journal of Thought and Culture, for a hard-nosed look at the many voices of Biblical text.