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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

Director of Communal Engagement, Drisha
Shira Hecht-Koller is the Director of Communal Engagement at Drisha. She has taught Talmud and Jewish Identity, most recently at SARHS. She was a Fellow at Paideia Institute in Stockholm and is currently a Fellow in the Senior Educators Cohort of M² The Institute for Experiential... Read More →

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

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