Tragedy and Revenge

How is it that we can dismantle the impulse for revenge? Why is that important to do?  Rabbi Jan will share insights from the Hebrew Bible and Rabbinic commentary as to the Jewish perspective on revenge.

In 2016, Rabbi Jan Salzman began Ruach haMaqom, a non-affiliated synagogue located in the heart of the Old North End in Burlington.  She was ordained in 2010 by ALEPH: Alliance for Jewish Renewal, where  she was blessed to have been a student of Reb Zalman. Rabbi Jan serves  on the Board of OHALAH, an international professional  Association of Renewal Rabbis, Cantors and Rabbinic Pastors. She is on the board of Living Tree Alliance located in Moretown Vt, which is an ecologically oriented community that offers co-housing, farming, and educational opportunities. Rabbi Jan has lived in Vermont for over 35 years, is married to her “Rebbitzmon”,  Loredo Sola, and has two grown children and a two grandchildren.