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Rabbi Kaufman's Understanding The World

Nov 22, 2019

I explain how we got the calendars that we have today and offer a basic outline of the Jewish holidays through the calendar year.


Nov 22, 2019

This is part of an ongoing class for the Ray Society of Drake University on current events. I began with the conflict between the Palestinian Islamic Jihad and Israel which broke out the night before. Then I spoke about the Whistleblower law and need for it. I also spoke about the killing of al-Baghdadi, the impact of...


Nov 22, 2019

My class for the Ray Society of Drake University in October 2019. I primarily spoke about events in Syria, explaining who is who and what is going on. This class took place five days before the killing of al-Baghdadi and was at a time of grave concern about Turkey's invasion of northern Syria and an anticipated...