Parashat Bo 5782: Locusts That Last a Lifetime

Posted by Aviva Lauer on January 2, 2022
Topics: Pardes from Jerusalem, Torah, Shemot (Exodus), Bo

Parashat Bo 5782: Locusts That Last a Lifetime

Description: In this week’s Torah portion of Bo, God rains down upon Egypt the last three plagues. One of these three is the plague of locusts. Learn along with PCJE Director, Aviva Lauer, to explore how this plague might have lasted just a few days in Egypt, but possibly affected the Israelites down the line for an entire generation.

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Aviva Lauer – Faculty and Hosts for Pardes from Jerusalem
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About Aviva Lauer

Aviva is the Director of the Pardes Center for Jewish Educators. She majored in Jewish Studies at Yeshiva University’s Stern College for Women, and earned a Masters degree in Midrash at the Schechter Institute of Jewish Studies. Aviva is a Jewish educator with over twenty years of experience in curriculum development, classroom teaching, school administration and educational consulting. Upon making Aliyah in 1996, Aviva developed formal and informal educational materials for Melitz and at the Leo Baeck Education Center, where she also gained experience in teaching pluralistic Judaism. She then served as the head of the department of Jewish Studies at Immanuel College, London. Working at the Pardes Center for Jewish Educators since 2009, Aviva has been a teaching coach, director of recruitment, director of the Summer Curriculum Workshop, and Assistant Director of PCJE before taking on her current role in 2017. Click here to read more.

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