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The Bible as a Resource for a Time of Crisis

Saturday, December 11, 2021 7 Tevet 5782

9:00 AM - 10:30 AMOnline and In Person

This event takes place on Saturday December 11, 9am Pacific Time / 12pm Eastern Time

The Bible as a Resource for a Time of Crisis

with Rabbi Dr. Tamara Cohn Eskenazi

The Effie Wise Ochs Professor of Biblical Literature and History

Hebrew Union College – Jewish Institute of Religion

Editor, Torah: A Women's Commentary


Rabbi Dr. Tamara Cohn Eskenazi serves as The Effie Wise Ochs Professor of Biblical Literature and History at HUC-JIR's Skirball Campus in Los Angeles. She was the first woman appointed as professor to the Rabbinical Faculty of Hebrew Union College-Jewish Institute of Religion.

Dr. Eskenazi is the Editor of the award-winning book, The Torah: A Women’s Commentary (URJ Press, 2008, with Andrea L. Weiss, Associate Editor). This unique  Commentary includes contributions from hundreds of women scholars, clergy and poets and has brought the voices and visions of women to the interpretation of the Torah in the 21st century. Her most recent book, the commentary on Ruth (the JPS Bible Commentary: Ruth (with Tikva Frymer-Kensky, z"l), won The National Jewish Book Award for Women Studies”in 2012. 

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