Orthodox Jewish Forum
of Highland Park / Edison
Through the Prism of Law and Narrative: Yibbum, Chalitzah and the Biblical Woman
The Orthodox Forum of Edison/Highland Park presents Dean Rachel Friedman, Founder of Lamdeinu, Saturday, December 17, 8:00 pm at Congregation Ahavas Achim. Dean Rachel Friedman will talk about the experience of levirate marriage for women as described in Torah and Tanakh ‐‐ in the stories of Judah and Tamar which we read on this Shabbat, in the legal section of Devarim 25 and, finally, in Megillat Ruth. A noted teacher, author and lecturer in the areas of Bible and Jewish liturgy, Dean Rachel Friedman is the Founder of Lamdeinu, the center for Jewish learning in Teaneck, New Jersey. She served for many years as Associate Dean and Chair of Tanakh Studies at Drisha Institute for Jewish Education in New York City. This event is open to the community, free of charge and viewable in person and live on zoom using this link https://tinyurl.com/38fr69x4 .
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