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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



Saturday, February 16 • 8:30pm - 9:30pm
Two Jews, Three Rings: Circus Arts and Biblical Studies, Part 1

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In this workshop we will become sacred artists, modeling active, artistic, and just plain fun methods of studying Bible through circus arts. We will study a Biblical text from Genesis and will use the circus arts to process that text. We will engage in building human pyramids and in partner acrobatics to embody the relationships between characters from the text. This workshop is accessible to all skill and ability levels (we promise!).

NOTE: This session is scheduled for 2 hours. You are welcome to stay for both blocks, or to choose one.

Presenters
avatar for Ayal Prouser

Ayal Prouser

Ayal Prouser completed his Master’s degree in Film and Media Studies at Columbia University, where he has focused on the new field of Circus Studies. He has performed and coached circus arts on the professional level spanning three continents. Ayal’s Jewish education includes... Read More →
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Ora Horn Prouser

Ora Horn Prouser is the Executive Vice President and Academic Dean at the Academy for Jewish Religion, a pluralistic rabbinical, cantorial, and graduate school. She has worked with educational institutions to develop curricula and approaches to Bible pedagogy for all levels and learning... Read More →


Saturday February 16, 2019 8:30pm - 9:30pm
Room 8 (5th Floor)