And Esther Was Taken

Posted by Meesh Hammer-Kossoy on March 3, 2019
Topics: Pardes Live and Mini-Series, Purim

“And Esther was Taken” (Esther 2:8): Sexuality, Consent Culture and Trafficking

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The first of a three part series about Megillat Esther and Purim will be taught by Rabbi Dr. Meesh Hammer-Kossoy. For more information and registration, visit www.pardes.org.il/Purim2019, or contact 02 673 5210 / ce@pardes.org.il. All lectures took place at Pardes, 29 Pierre Koenig, Jerusalem.

February 27: And Esther was Taken
March 4: From Shushan to Tel Aviv
March 13: The Vanishing Jew

The Purim 5779 Lecture series is Sponsored in Memory of Brondell Pomrenze by Huti and Jay Pomrenze

Please note: We apologize for the level of the recording. It is not ideal, but due to the importance of this topic, we have decided to post it.

 

About Meesh Hammer-Kossoy

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.

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