Upcoming Events


Wrestling With Gender and Commandment: A Conversation With Haviva Ner-David, Tova Mirvis and Anita Diamant
Tuesday, September 2, 2014 - 7:30pm
Mayyim Hayyim
1838 Washington St., Newton, MA 02466
$10 suggested donation


Rabbi Haviva Ner-David discusses her latest book, "Chanah’s Voice: A Rabbi Wrestles with Gender, Commandment and the Women’s Rituals of Baking, Bathing and Brightening" (Ben Yehuda Press, 2013). Joining her will be Tova Mirvis, author of "Visible City," "The Outside World" and "The Ladies Auxiliary," and Anita Diamant, Mayyim Hayyim’s founding president and author of "The Red Tent," "Good Harbor" and the forthcoming "The Boston Girl." Together, the authors will discuss their literary treatments of themes related to women and Judaism. Event is co-sponsored by Hebrew College.

Interpreting Psalms: The Challenge of Writing a Jewish Critical Commentary
Thursday, Nov 13, 2014 - 7:00pm
Berenson Hall
Hebrew College
$10


With Marc Brettler, Dora Golding Professor of Biblical Studies at Brandeis University. Part of "Celebrating 20 Years of Me'ah: Cutting-Edge Conversations," a series of lectures marking two decades of Hebrew College's signature adult-learning program.

Are Women and Gentiles "Persons" (Adam, Benei Adam)? Biblical and Rabbinic Perspectives
Wednesday, Dec 10, 2014 - 7:00pm
Berenson Hall
Hebrew College
$10


With Shaye Cohen, Littauer Professor of Hebrew Literature and Philosophy at Harvard University. Part of "Celebrating 20 Years of Me'ah: Cutting-Edge Conversations," a series of lectures marking two decades of Hebrew College's signature adult-learning program.

Jewish Difference and the Parish Priest: A 14th-Century German Guide to Christian-Jewish Coexistence
Wednesday, March 18, 2015 - 7:00pm
Berenson Hall
Hebrew College
$10


With Deeana Klepper, associate professor of religion at Boston University. Part of "Celebrating 20 Years of Me'ah: Cutting-Edge Conversations," a series of lectures marking two decades of Hebrew College's signature adult-learning program.

Muslims and Jews in France: History of a Conflict
Thursday, April 23, 2015 - 7:00pm
Berenson Hall
Hebrew College
$10


With Maud Mandel, associate professor of history at Brown University. Part of "Celebrating 20 Years of Me'ah: Cutting-Edge Conversations," a series of lectures marking two decades of Hebrew College's signature adult-learning program.

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