LUNCH AND LEARN: Women in the Torah and Midrash: Exploring Genesis

Event Sessions

1. Wednesday, January 18, 2017 • 20 Tevet 5777

12:00 PM - 1:30 PM

2. Thursday, March 23, 2017 • 25 Adar 5777

12:00 PM - 1:30 PM

3. Wednesday, May 10, 2017 • 14 Iyar 5777

12:00 PM - 1:30 PM

Lunch and Learn: “Women in the Torah and Midrash: Exploring Genesis”
Taught by Rabbi Lauren Grabelle Herrmann

12:00 - 1:30 PM

Bring your own nosh, SAJ will provide drinks.  

RSVPs helpful (but ok to come regardless!)

In each session, we will explore women and women’s roles as written in the Torah and explored in rabbinic midrash and/or modern interpretation.  Through each session, we will look at texts and think critically about why the torah was written as it was and its implications for today.  Each session will stand on its own, so feel free to come to all or none or any number in between.  Topics will be*

Wednesday, January 18: Wife or Sister: Exploring a Biblical Paradigm

Thursday, March 23: Ms. Noah, Ms. Lot-- Ancient and Contemporary Midrash on Unnamed Biblical Women

Wednesday, May 10: Who are our Matriarchs & Who Decides: The Role of Bilhah, Zilpah & beyond

*Any changes in topics will be announced with significant notice

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