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Sunday, March 6 • 2:00pm - 2:50pm
Echad Mi Yodeiah? Who Knows One

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We all say the Shm'a and ponder the meaning of God. But do we ask about the meaning of "one"? From before Plato through to John Conway, the question of one means by "one". I wish to look at this through a Jewish lens, trying to see what these various ideas of "one" do to our Jewish understandings of one and of God. As no one seems to have tackled this before I expect the discussion to be quite freewheeling. 

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Eric Mendelsohn

Eric Mendelsohn has been profoundly influenced by the teachings of R’Zalman Schacter Shalom. Mendelsohn is a founder of Congregation Darchei Noam and was a commentator for the Reconstructionist Siddur "Kol Haneshama". He is a professor emeritus in both the departments of Mathematics and Computer Science at University of Toronto and an Adjunct professor of Mathematics at Ryerson University. He and his wife Lillian have two children and... Read More →

Sunday March 6, 2016 2:00pm - 2:50pm

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