Sharon Koren, Assistant Professor of History at HUC-JIR/NY, will be speaking at the Jewish Feminist Research Group on March 11, 2009. Held at the Jewish Theological Seminary, Koren will be speaking on the Eve/Mary Dichotomy in the Zohar.
Alyssa Gray, Professor of Codes and Responsa Literature at HUC-JIR/NY, will be the scholar-in-residence at Temple Emeth in Teaneck, NY on March 27-28, 2009. Gray will be speaking about social justice issues in Jewish tradition. The overall title for the Shabbat is “A Torah of Social Justice.”
Dr. Nili Fox, of HUC-JIR/NY, will be speaking at Tablet and Torah: Mesopotamia and the Biblical World A Conference in honor of Dr. Barry L. Eichler at the University of Pennsylvania Museum of Archaeology and Anthropology, March 30, 2009. Dr. Fox will be delivering a lecture entitled, “Marker for Servitude: Mesopotamia and the Bible.”