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On Sunday June 25, 2017
  • 9am-1pm at Kevah: 2095 Rose St., Suite 202, Berkeley
  • 12pm-4pm at Contemporary Jewish Museum: 736 Mission Street, San Francisco
  • 4pm-8pm at Oshman Family Jewish Community Center: 3921 Fabian Way, Palo Alto
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Sunday, June 25 • 4:30pm - 5:30pm
The Legend of Serah bat Asher: Exploring a Jewish legacy of artistic inclination

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Serah bat Asher is mentioned only three times in the Torah, but the midrashic tradition gives her a central role in the history of the Jewish people.  “Songster, poet, and woman of wisdom,” as the Bible scholar Rachel Adelman describes her, Serah demonstrated the remarkable capacity of art to both transform and tell the truth.  In this class, we will explore the legacy of this lesser known Jewish figure, and what she can teach us about the power of art and beauty in our times today.


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Sara Himeles

Sara recently completed her second year of rabbinical school at Hebrew College. Previously, she wrote for Seventeen Magazine and a tech company, and was a political appointee at the U.S. Dept of Homeland Security. Then, on one fateful evening in a class with Rabbi Lawrence Kushner... Read More →


Sunday June 25, 2017 4:30pm - 5:30pm
Oshman Family Jewish Community Center 3921 Fabian Way, Palo Alto

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