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Saturday, Sunday, and Monday: Congregation Rodeph Sholom, 7 W. 83rd Street, New York, NY 10024

Friday night: Romemu, 165 W. 105th Street, New York, NY 10025

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Sunday, February 17 • 8:45am - 9:45am
Unrequited Love: What Smart Women Study in Talmud

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How to explain the growing number of smart, feminist women who study the unapologetically misogynistic Talmud? How do we love a text (sometimes passionately) that does not love us? Come explore how scholars Rachel Adler, Ruth Calderon, Judith Hauptman, Elisheva Fonrobert, Avivah Zornberg, and award-winning author Ilana Kurshan approach this problem in unique ways. Come away with your own lens and skills through which to learn -- and maybe even love -- androcentric texts.


Susan Reimer-Torn

Susan Reimer-Torn is a writer, published author, journalist, life coach and serious student of Talmudic aggadah (legends). Susan's memoir is Maybe Not Such a Good Girl (2014, Blue Threads). Susan holds a MA in Education from Columbia University and has spent 22 years in France writing... Read More →

Sunday February 17, 2019 8:45am - 9:45am EST
Board Room (4th Floor)