International Women’s Talmud Day: Did the Patriarchs and Matriarchs Observe the Commandments?
Rabbanit Leah Sarna / April 29, 2021
Drisha is happy to co-sponsor the Third Annual International Women’s Talmud Day: A day to encourage women’s Talmud study, to nurture community among women who study and teach Talmud, and to highlight women’s Talmud scholarship. The theme of this year’s day is Masekhet Yoma, which is concurrent this year with the Daf Yomi cycle. Yoma 28b: Did the Patriarchs and Matriarchs Observe the Commandments?
Featuring teaching from Rabba Wendy Amsellem, Avigayil Halpern, Noam Goldberg-Kellman, and Devorah Wolf.
Rabbanit Leah Sarna
Rabbanit Leah Sarna is the Associate Director of Education and Director of High School Programs at Drisha. She previously served as Director of Religious Engagement at Anshe Sholom B’nai Israel Congregation in Chicago, a leading urban Orthodox congregation. She was ordained at Yeshivat Maharat in 2018, holds a BA from Yale University in Philosophy & Psychology, and also trained at the SKA Beit Midrash for Women at Migdal Oz, Drisha and the Center for Modern Torah Leadership. Rabbanit Sarna's published works have appeared in The Atlantic, The Washington Post, Lehrhaus and MyJewishLearning. She has lectured in Orthodox synagogues and Jewish communal settings around the world and loves spreading her warm, energetic love for Torah and Mitzvot with Jews in all stages of life. Click here to access other recorded classes by Rabbanit Leah Sarna.