Drawing on the Past: Biblical Women in History, Memory, and Ritual Life
Thursday, September 29, 2016, 7:30 pm PDT - 8:30 pm PDT
As part of the Women of the Book art exhibition at the Stroum Jewish Community Center, Professor Mika Ahuvia will give a lecture about the women of the Bible and their impact on Jewish life.
To register for this event, please fill out this online form for the Stroum Jewish Community Center. To learn more about the lecture or the Women of the Book art exhibit, visit the Stroum Jewish Community Center Women of the Book webpage or contact the Stroum Jewish Community Center staff.
Prof. Mika Ahuvia is Marsha and Jay Glazer Endowed Chair in Jewish Studies and Assistant Professor, Jackson School of International Studies. She researches the formative history of Jewish and Christian communities in the ancient Mediterranean world. Specializing in Late Antique Jewish history, she works with Rabbinic sources, liturgical poetry, magical texts, early mystical literature, and archaeological evidence. Her dissertation was on angels in Jewish texts from the fourth to eighth century CE.
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