Rabbi Meni Even-Israel

Teaching in English from Jerusalem, Israel | Presented by the Shefa Foundation

Dysfunctional Jewish Family: What is Love?

In Genesis we see many dysfunctional dynamics between parents and children and between siblings. In all of the parent-child relationships, the only recorded conversations seem violent and negative. In this session we will delve into some of these stories for new insights on how the Bible understands love.

Rabbi Meni Even Israel, Director of the Shefa InstituteRabbi Meni Even-Israel was born in Jerusalem. He was ordained by Israel’s Chief Rabbi Mordechai Eliyahu and served as a Campus Rabbi for several years in the United States. He currently serves as the Executive Director of the Shefa Foundation, overseeing Rabbi Adin Even-Israel Steinsaltz’s institutions worldwide. He is responsible for the completion of the Hebrew Talmud and the publication of the French and English editions of the Talmud. He lives in Jerusalem with his wife, Liza, and their four children.