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Summer Mini-Class - Let Me Tell You a Meise: The Use of Stories in Jewish Law and Practice

Upcoming Sessions

1. Thursday, July 18, 2024 12 Tammuz 5784

12:00 PM - 2:00 PMvia Zoom

2. Thursday, July 25, 2024 19 Tammuz 5784

12:00 PM - 2:00 PMvia Zoom

3. Thursday, August 1, 2024 26 Tammuz 5784

12:00 PM - 2:00 PMvia Zoom
Past Sessions
Thursday, July 11, 2024 5 Tammuz 5784 - 12:00 PM - 2:00 PM - via Zoom

Join Hakafa friend Martina Gillen as she leads us through the use of lore in Jewish practice and learning. The class will meet via Zoom on four consecutive Thursdays. Topics to be covered:

July 11 - The Seder and the Making of our People: Stories as Memory and Experience 
July 18 - Stories in the Talmud: How Jewish Law and Lore Overlap 
July 25 - The World of Midrash: The Parable as Distinctly Jewish Literature
August 1 - Mystical Storytelling: Fantasy and the Making of Chasidut

Martina Gillen is a Senior Lecturer of Law at the University of West of England in Bristol, England. She holds a doctoral degree from Queen's University Belfast and previously held lectureships at the University of Reading and Oxford Brookes University. Her current research focuses on Intellectual Property and IT Law. She is an avid learner of Jewish texts and practice and carries a wealth of knowledge about our people and traditions.

Zoom Link:
https://us02web.zoom.us/j/87130675137?pwd=UE8xbG1uYUpyVWQ1NFNiYUxodHY4QT09
Meeting ID: 871 3067 5137
To Dial-In: 312-626-6799

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