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Monday, February 17 • 11:15am - 12:30pm
The Study of Torah: A Labor of Love or a Battlefield?

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Our Sages do not simply study Torah but also discuss and analyze the act of learning. Sometimes they describe it as a battlefield where warriors struggle for victory, and sometimes as an act of closeness and intimacy between lovers. Through the stories of our Sages we will examine the various metaphors for study, select our preferred form of study, and learn the messages about harmony and dispute which we can benefit from in our contemporary Batei Midrash (Houses of Study).

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Renana Ravitsky Pilzer

Renana Ravitzky Pilzer is the Head of the Beit Midrash at the Hartman High School for Girls, where she is developing the Midrashiya's Orthodox feminist curriculum. She previously served as co-director of the Melamdim School for Teacher Training, which is run in partnership with Tel Aviv University. Renana is a former teacher in the Elul Beit Midrash and a founder and leader of Kehilat Shira Hadasha in Jerusalem.  Currently she is pursuing... Read More →


Monday February 17, 2014 11:15am - 12:30pm
Long Ridge

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