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Sunday, August 25 • 10:40 - 11:40
#metoo: What Vashti and Esther can teach us about responding to abuses of power

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Vashti and Esther both find themselves confronting men who wield absolute power over them. What lessons can we learn from how each woman tries to maintain her dignity and agency in fraught situations?

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Wendy Amsellem

Wendy is a Rabba and teaches Talmud and Jewish Law at Yeshivat Maharat, the first seminary to ordain Orthodox Women. She also teaches at Pardes and at Drisha. Wendy is an alumna of Harvard University and she received semicha from Yeshivat Maharat. She edits Maharat's Keren Journal... Read More →

Sunday August 25, 2019 10:40 - 11:40 SAST