Apr 17, 2009

Dr. Avivah Zornberg in Berkeley - sponsored by Congregation Beth El, Congregation Beth Israel & Congregation Netivot Shalom

Congregation Beth El, Congregation Beth Israel & Congregation Netivot Shalom
invite you to a weekend of study with
Dr. Avivah Gottlieb Zornberg

Programs are free and open to the entire community. A donation is requested for the Sunday (Kosher) brunch.
Books will be available for purchase on Sunday morning.

Saturday evening, April 25 @ Congregation Beth Israel
• 5:00 pm Mincha (afternoon) Service
• 5:30 pm Presentation:
Letter from an Unknown Woman: Joseph's Dream
• 6:30 pm Seudah Shelishit reception

Sunday morning, April 26 @ Congregation Beth El

• 10:00 am Brunch
• 11:00 am Presentation:
From Another Shore: Moses and Korach

Dr. Avivah Gottlieb Zornberg is the author of Genesis: The Beginning of Desire (for which she won the National Jewish Book Award) and The Particulars of Rapture: Reflections on Exodus. Her new book, The Murmuring Deep: Reflections on the Biblical Unconscious was just released by Schocken in March, 2009. She was born in London and grew up in Glasgow, Scotland, where her father was a Rabbi and the head of the Rabbinical Court. She holds a BA and PhD in English Literature from Cambridge University. After teaching English literature at the Hebrew University in Jerusalem, she turned to teaching Torah. For the past twenty-five years, she has taught Torah in Jerusalem at Matan, Pardes and the Jerusalem College for Adults. Dr. Zornberg also holds a Visiting Lectureship at the London School of Jewish Studies. She travels widely, lecturing in Jewish, academic and psychoanalytic settings.

Rabbi Menachem Creditor
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