Jewish Community Center of Washington, DC

CANCELED: Hot Topics in Jewish Thought: The Opioid Crisis
EDCJCC Polinger Meeting Room

In this four-week series, we will study and discuss select Jewish ethics and writings as they pertain to the contemporary and complex issues we face as a nation today. Open to individuals of all backgrounds and affiliations.

Taught by Rabbi Hyim Shafner of Kesher Israel: The Georgetown Synagogue.

1 class: $10 for members, $12 for non-members

February 6: The Opioid Crisis
Do we have the right to do with our bodies what we wish? We will look at Jewish ideas of health, misleading advertising, and medical ethics in light of the current crisis of opioid addiction.

Looking for more information on this series? Please contact Amanda Herring, Manager of Jewish Life & Learning, at 202-777-3253 or

Time: 7:00 PM - 9:00 PM
1529 16th St NW
Washington, DC 20036

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