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Real Estate and the Jewish Tradition Learning Series

UJA-Federation of New York’s Real Estate & Allied Trades Division

Real Estate and the Jewish Tradition
With Rabbi Michael Paley

This series will explore how Judaism intersects with real estate through a wide lens on a global scale, and we will discuss how some touch points relate to our lives in New York.

Seminar One
Syrian Refugee Crisis and the Jewish Tradition
Friday, October 9, 2015

Seminar Two
Israel, A Country of Refugees: Where Do We Draw the Line?
Thursday, December 3, 2015

Seminar Three
Jewish Fundamentalism: Does It Belong in the Modern Age?
Friday, February 26, 2016

Seminar Four
What Does It Mean to be Successful?
Money, Power, Satisfaction, and Good Deeds in Real Estate
Thursday, April 7, 2016

Seminar Five
The Earth is the Lords: Climate Change and the Religious Traditions
Friday, June 10, 2016

There is no charge to attend this series for donors of $1,000 or more to UJA-Federation’s 2016 Annual Campaign.

Couvert: $36* per person per seminar or $150** per person for all five seminars.

Breakfast will be served at each seminar. Dietary laws observed.

*$18 per person — the value of each seminar — is not tax-deductible.
**$72 per person — the value of the series — is not tax-deductible.


  • Friday, June 10, 2016
  • 8:00 a.m.


  • UJA-Federation of New York
    130 East 59th Street
    New York, NY 10022

Additional Information

  • For more information, please contact Samantha Blum at or 212.836.1235 .