Events for July 8, 2019
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The Bible as Literature: Reading the Torah on its own Terms MONDAYS: JULY 1, 8, 15, 22, 29 10:00–11:15am with Rabbi David Whiman The Hebrew Bible employs a uniquely non-Western approach to story telling. Using the new Robert Alter translation of the Tanach, we will explore the techniques and conventions of Hebrew narrative to examine […]Find out more »
THE WOMEN'S BALCONY MONDAY, JULY 8 | 7:00PM An accident during a bar mitzvah celebration leads to a gender rift in a devout Orthodox community in Jerusalem, in this rousing, good-hearted tale about women speaking truth to patriarchal power. When the women’s balcony in an Orthodox synagogue collapses, leaving the rabbi’s wife in a coma […]Find out more »