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When Oppression is Codified: Eliezer, Sodom and the Subversion of a System

Rachel Rosenthal / November 29, 2012

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What was the sin of the people of Sodom and what does it have to do with us? In this podcast, we look at the rabbinic version of the story. This shiur was presented as part of an evening of learning dedicated to Hurricane Sandy relief.




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Rachel Rosenthal

Rachel Rosenthal teaches in the Dr. Beth Samuels High School Program. She is a PhD candidate in Rabbinic Literature at JTS, where she serves as an adjunct lecturer in the Department of Talmud. A graduate of the Drisha Scholars Circle, she teaches at the Drisha Institute and in Nishma: A Summer of Torah Study at JTS. She has been a Graduate Fellow in the Center for Jewish Law at Cardozo Law School, and a Wabash Teaching Fellow at JTS.  She is a member of the board of Darkhei Noam, where she serves as co-chair of the Ritual Committee. Rachel holds a BA in Religious Studies from the University of Pennsylvania. Click here to access podcasts recorded by Rachel Rosenthal.


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