ONLINEWatch and Learn: Exploring “Jewish” Through Film

Top Pick Next Event: February 23, 2021 $25.00 - $75.00
Shira Haas in “Unorthodox” (Promotional still: Netflix)
Shira Haas in “Unorthodox” (Promotional still: Netflix)

Inspired by the interest in Netflix’s “Unorthodox,” this four-part series will explore Jewish themes through TV and film, with a weekly at-home screening and follow-up conversations on Zoom.

Pieces include selections from “Shtisel,” “The Women’s Balcony,” “Fill the Void” and “Gett.” Please note that these selections are available on Netflix and it will be up to each participant to secure and watch the TV/film selection.

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Layah Kranz Lipsker is a Boston-based Jewish educator and spiritual coach. For three decades, Layah has been sharing Jewish wisdom through engaging text study in biblical literature and Midrash through the lens of Kaballah. A research associate at Hadassah Brandeis Institute, Layah is passionate about issues related to religion and gender and is the director of the Boston Agunah Taskforce, an organization focused on eliminating gender disparities in Jewish divorce practices. Layah serves as scholar-in-residence for spiritual retreats, trips to Israel and lectures widely. She lives in Swampscott and is the mother of six amazing human beings.

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Every week on Tuesday, 7:00 pm - 8:00 pmLast event on February 23, 2021
$75.00 series
$25.00 class

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