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Friday, February 14 • 2:30pm - 3:45pm
Queen Esther: Her Quest for Empowerment through Food

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Explore the Purim story through the lens of Esther's empowerment and her relationship to food. In this close reading of the book of Esther, we will examine a different view of Esther as we understand her role in saving the Jewish people. Watch her develop from unempowered object to one who finds inner strength and power. Esther's relationship to food is the key to understanding her journey from object to hero.


Mary Zamore

Rabbi Mary L. Zamore was ordained from the Hebrew Union College-Jewish Institute of | Religion in 1997. A graduate of Columbia College, New York, she has also studied at Yad  | Vashem and Machon Pardes. An active writer, Rabbi Zamore is the editor of and a contributing author to The Sacred Table: Creating a Jewish Food Ethic (CCAR Press, 2011) which was  | designated a finalist by the National Jewish Book Awards. She blogs for the... Read More →

Friday February 14, 2014 2:30pm - 3:45pm
High Ridge

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