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Sunday, June 26 • 1:20pm - 2:40pm
Scandals of the Talmud 3: Stories They Didn't Teach You in Hebrew School / Bruriah

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Bruriah: Truth, Myth, and the Construction of the Ideal Jewish Woman. Bruriah is one of the few women named in the Talmud. More interestingly, she is one of the only learned women mentioned. We will examine the stories told about her, and ask the question - who do the Rabbis see as the Ideal Woman? In 2016, is Bruriah a role model for the Modern Woman or a relic of the patriarchy?

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Yaffa Epstein

Rabba Yaffa Epstein serves as the Director of Education, N.A., for the Pardes Institute of Jewish Studies. She received Rabbinic Ordination from Yeshivat Maharat and holds a Law | Degree from Bar-Ilan University. Epstein has been a teacher of Talmud, Jewish law, and Liturgy at Pardes and has served as the Director of the Beit Midrash at the Dorot Fellowship. She has taught at Yeshivat Maharat, Drisha Institute, The Wexner Heritage New Member... Read More →

Sunday June 26, 2016 1:20pm - 2:40pm
Darwin 102

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