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Elections 2012

Elections 2012

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A lecture series presented by Chabad Jewish Center - Franklin Lakes
Taxation, immigration, health care. What is the Jewish perspective on the hot button issues of today? Drawing on sources from the Torah, this course examines hotly debated contemporary political issues from a Jewish perspective.
6 Classes | Thursday nights at 8pm | Sept. 13 - October 18
CLASS 1
Thurs. Sept. 13
CLASS 2
Thurs. Sept. 20
The One Percent and Redistribution of Wealth
Why is there is inequality in wealth and what should we do about it?
Funding Social Services
How does a society can express compassion while also promoting individual responsibility?
CLASS 3
Thurs. Sept. 27
CLASS 4
Thurs. Oct. 4
Taxation with Representation
Who should pay? How much? Who decides where the money should go?
Health Care
Who is responsible to pay for healthcare? Is health insurance a personal obligation or a community responsibility?
CLASS 5
Thurs. Oct. 11
CLASS 6
Thurs. Oct. 18
Campaign Finance
Is a campaign contribution considered bribery? Is it ethical for lobbyists to financially back a candidate?
The Immigration Debate
Throughout our history, we Jews have known the need to immigrate. What is the right and just perspective on immigration?
 

 

 

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