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Friday, August 16 • 3:00pm - 4:00pm
Encounters with Satan

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In the Babylonian Talmud, Satan is a surprisingly sympathetic figure. He visits with the Rabbis, teaches important lessons, and displays an empathy that the human characters sometimes lack. We will study some of the narratives in which Satan appears and reflect on why the Rabbis choose to portray Satan in this manner.

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Wendy Amsellem

A Rabba who teaches Talmud and Jewish Law at Yeshivat Maharat, the first seminary to ordain Orthodox Women, Wendy also teaches at Pardes and Drisha. An alumnus of Harvard University, she received semicha from Yeshivat Maharat. She edits Maharat's Keren Journal and was a founding editor... Read More →

Friday August 16, 2019 3:00pm - 4:00pm PDT
Room 11