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Saturday, June 25 • 5:00pm - 6:10pm
Scandals of the Talmud 1: Stories They Didn't Teach You in Hebrew School / Ugly Men and Beautiful Rabbis

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Ugly Men and Beautiful Rabbis: What is beauty in Judaism? Let's face it - looks matter! But should they matter in Judaism? How do looks play a role in the world and in Jewish life? This class will look at the concept of beauty and ugliness in the Talmud, and try to shed some light on Judaism's perspective on beauty.

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Yaffa Epstein

Rabba Yaffa Epstein serves as the Director of Education, North America for the Pardes Institute of Jewish Studies. She received Rabbinic Ordination from Yeshivat Maharat and holds a Law Degree from Bar-Ilan University. She has studied at the Pardes Kollel, the Advanced Talmud Institute at Matan and the Talmud Department of Hebrew University. Yaffa has been a teacher of Talmud, Jewish law, and Liturgy at Pardes for over a decade, and has served as... Read More →


Saturday June 25, 2016 5:00pm - 6:10pm
Darwin 103

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