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Friday, June 24 • 9:20pm - 10:30pm
Elijah: Fierce Prophet, Time Traveler, Harbinger of the Messiah, Folksy Hero

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From Biblical zealot to the ever-helpful folk hero, Elijah has captured the imagination of Jews throughout our history. How is it that Elijah appears in so many different guises? What is it about Elijah that Jews around the world and throughout the generations have felt so connected to his character and story? How is it that so many people feel a direct connection to Elijah? Have you ever had an Elijah moment? And, what's the deal with opening the door on Pesach? In this session, we will look at source texts that illuminate the various roles Elijah plays in our tradition.

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Abra Greenspan

Abra Greenspan has been engaged in Jewish learning in the Bay Area for a long time! She has taught in a variety of settings including camps, synagogue schools, Hillel, Kevah classes and Limmud. She was the Director of Youth Education at Congregation Emanu-El in San Francisco for 12 years. She is currently the Director of Learning at Congregation Etz Chayim in Palo Alto. She has also taught at the synagogue in Tokyo, Japan where she lived for... Read More →


Friday June 24, 2016 9:20pm - 10:30pm
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