This special event was taught by Rabbi Dr. Meesh Hammer-Kossoy. The second lecture will be part of Pardes’s Purim 3-Part series, on February 27 with “And Esther was Taken” (Esther 2:8): Sexuality, Consent Culture and Trafficking For more information and registration.
Meesh teaches Talmud and the Social Justice Track at Pardes. Originally from Washington, D.C., Meesh has a B.A. in Near Eastern and Judaic Studies from Brandeis University, and a M.A. and Ph.D. from New York University. Her dissertation explored the courageous manner in which the rabbis of the Talmud created a new criminal punishment system. In 2015, Meesh completed her studies at Beit Midrash Har'el and received ordination from Rabbi Herzl Hefter and Rabbi Daniel Sperber. Click here to read more.