The National Jewish Book Award winner presents two thought-provoking and enriching lectures. At Temple Sinai she discusses “Sing – Now! – To God”: Miriam and Moses, centering on the mysterious relationship of leaders, prophets and siblings Miriam and Moses. Then at Temple Israel, “Wherefore Could Not I Say ‘Amen?’”: Balaam and Moses, focuses on the prophet Balaam’s narrative and how it relates to the Israelite wilderness history. Please join us for one presentation—or both!
25 Canton Street, Sharon
11:00 a.m. Breakfast and registration; 11:30 a.m. Lecture
477 Longwood Avenue, Boston
6:30 p.m. Registration; 7:00 p.m. Lecture
Dr. Avivah Gottlieb Zornberg, one of today’s most original and compelling interpreters of biblical and rabbinic traditions, draws on modern insights from literature, psychology and philosophy. She is the author of Genesis: The Beginning of Desire, for which she won the National Jewish Book Award, and The Particulars of Rapture: Reflections on Exodus. Her latest work is The Murmuring Deep: Reflections on the Biblical Unconscious. Zornberg teaches Torah to adults in institutions of higher learning throughout Jerusalem. She received a doctorate in English literature from Cambridge University.
$15 per person for one lecture; $25 per person for both lectures
Event Location: Temple Israel
477 Longwood Avenue, Boston, Massachusetts, 02215
Until Thursday, May 29, 2014 at 9:00 pm
477 Longwood Avenue
Boston, MA 02215
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