Book Launch for Feminist Commentary of Babylonian Talmud – July 31 in at HUC-JIR/Jerusalem

Friday, June 28, 2013

Join us at HUC-JIR/Jerusalem’s Abramov Library on July 31 to celebrate Rabbi Dr. Dalia Marx’s new book, Feminist Commentary of Babylonian Talmud: Tractates, Tamid, Midot, Kinim. Professor Tal Ilan, Freie Universitaet, Berlin, and Professor Yishai Rosenzvi, Tel Aviv University, will serve as guest speakers.

Rabbi Dr. Dalia Marx was born in Jerusalem and received her B.A. summa cum laude and her M.A. magna cum laude from Hebrew University. Marx is a graduate of the Israeli Rabbinic program at HUC-JIR. She spent her senior year of rabbinical studies in Cincinnati and was ordained there in 2003. Marx received her Ph.D. in Jewish Liturgy from the Hebrew University. Her dissertation deals with the early morning ritual in Jewish liturgy. Marx serves as Associate Professor of Liturgy and Midrash at the Jerusalem campus of HUC-JIR. She teaches in the Year-In-Israel program, the Israeli rabbinical program, and in the M.A. in Education program.


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