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Sunday, February 17 • 5:45pm - 7:00pm
Cousin Rivalry: Does it Ever End?

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A close reading of Megilat Esther reveals the roots of rivalry between Haman and Mordechai, tracing back to Esav and Yaakov. We will explore the textual and conceptual links between the two, and the role of the women involved: Esther and Rivka. If possible, bring highlighters. All texts will be in both Hebrew and English.

This session was made possible by funds from The Covenant Foundation.


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avatar for Gitta Jaroslawicz-Neufeld

Gitta Jaroslawicz-Neufeld

Gitta Neufeld received the 2012 Covenant Foundation Award for Excellence in Education. As Director of the Allegra Franco School of Educational Leadership, she spearheads an innovative program that provides teacher training and adult education for woman of the Syrian community. She also lectures frequently across the metropolitan area. A graduate of Queens College and Pace University, she is completing her doctorate, focusing on the Syrian... Read More →


Sunday February 17, 2013 5:45pm - 7:00pm
Navesink 15th floor conference center