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“She Said Well”: The Brief Wondrous Life of Beruriah



Rabba Wendy Amsellem / November 11, 2014

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Beruriah is the only female scholar mentioned by name in the Talmud. She is simultaneously a part of the rabbinic world of Torah study and also an outsider to it. This podcast discusses the texts in which she appears and considesr the challenge of reconciling one's own sensibilities with a broader tradition of learning.

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Rabba Wendy Amsellem

Wendy Amsellem teaches Talmud and Halakha at Yeshivat Maharat and is the Editor of Yeshivat Maharat’s Keren Journal.  She is also a faculty member at Drisha and at Pardes and she is an editor at The Lehrhaus. Wendy received semicha from Yeshivat Maharat and is an alumna of the Drisha Scholars Circle and high school program. She has a BA in History and Literature from Harvard University. Click here to access podcasts recorded by Wendy Amsellem.


 

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