Parashat Shemot 5782: The Power of Sisterly Love

Posted by Meesh Hammer-Kossoy on December 19, 2021
Topics: Pardes from Jerusalem, Shemot, Torah, Shemot (Exodus)

Parashat Shemot 5782 – The Power of Sisterly Love

Description: Why isn’t Miriam named in this week’s parsha, despite the fact that her leadership is equated to that of Moshe and Aaron? She is teaching Moshe (and us) what brotherhood, leadership, prophecy and redemption are all about.

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Meesh is the Director of the Pardes Year Program, where she has been making her professional home since 1999. 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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