What happens when feminism meets Orthodox Judaism? How can these two worlds co-exist, evolve and even thrive in close proximity? Learn about a new feministic-orthodox movement, born out of the desire to immerse in Jewish knowledge and to contribute to the ongoing Jewish religious discussion, also as a woman. This is a unique opportunity to get a glimpse into an evolving social and spiritual movement told from a first-person experience and perspective.
Tamar Meir serves as head of the Literature Department at the Givat Washington College of Education and teaches Aggadah at Efrata College. She holds degrees in Talmud and Jewish philosophy, and a PhD in literature from Bar-Ilan University. Moreover, Tamar is a social activist, empowering women in the religious community. She established and heads the “Kulana” women’s Beit Midrash, and is a member of the Board of Rabbis of Beit Hillel, an Orthodox rabbinical organization that also includes women in its ranks.
Daniel Leviathan är doktorand i Judaistik på Lunds universitet, med tidigare bakgrund som arkeolog i Israel. Han forskar om synagogearkitektur i Sverige och judisk historia, som han också lär ut vid Lund och på Paideia folkhögskola.
Photo: Shahar Tamir (Meir), Okänt (Leviathan)