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Monday, February 17 • 9:45am - 11:00am
Gender and Rebellion, Texts and Thoughts: Gluttony, Sexuality and Control

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This session seeks to explore models of adolescent rebellion as they appear in Biblical thought and Talmudic interpretation. Does the Bible anticipate different models of rebellion that are gender-specific? If so, do these hold up to modern notions of what is considered rebellious behavior for men and women? Is it true that men rebel through indulgent and excessive behavior and women through their sexuality? We will look at the key Biblical texts for insight and analysis.

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Shira Hecht-Koller

Shira Hecht-Koller teaches Talmud at SAR High School. She received her B.A. in Biology from Yeshiva University, and was a Golding Scholar at the Benjamin N. Cardozo School of Law where she received her J.D. and was an Associate Editor of the Cardozo Law Review. She is a founding member of the Orthodox Leadership Project, and a past board member of Uri L'Tzedek. Prior to embarking on her career in Jewish Education, she was an associate in the IP... Read More →

Monday February 17, 2014 9:45am - 11:00am
Long Ridge

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