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Ten Years Later: Why a Women’s Torah Commentary Still Matters

February 10, 2018, 9:00 am
Congregation Shaare Emeth
11645 Ladue Road
St. Louis, Missouri 63141

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Led by Deutsch-Scholar-in-Residence Rabbi Andrea Weiss, Ph.D.

The weekly Torah portion, “Parashat Mishpatim,” contains a collection of laws addressing a range of criminal and civil matters. Many of these laws remain relevant to us today. We will study the parashah through the lens of The Torah: A Women’s Commentary as we mark the tenth anniversary of this award-winning publication.

RSVPs appreciated but not required; please visit www.sestl.org or call Shandi Greve Penrod at 314-569-0010.

About Rabbi Andrea Weiss, Ph.D.

Rabbi Andrea L. Weiss, Ph. D., is Associate Professor of Bible at the Hebrew Union College-Jewish Institute of Religion in New York and was recently appointed as the incoming Jack, Joseph and Morton Mandel Provost. She served as campaign coordinator for “American Values Religious Voices: 100 Days. 100 Letters.” and as associate editor of The Torah: A Women’s Commentary (URJ Press, 2008). She is also the author of numerous books and articles on biblical poetry, metaphor and other topics.

This scholar-in-residence weekend is made possible through the Fred and Elsie Deutsch Endowment Fund. The Congregation would like to thank Roberta and Jim Deutsch, Judy and Larry Deutsch, and their families for their continuous generous support for the scholar-in-residence weekend. 

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