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Congregation Beth Abraham Welcomes Dr. Yael Ziegler as Scholar-in-Residence

On Shabbat, September 15 and 16, Congregation Beth Abraham will welcome Dr. Yael Ziegler as a scholar-in-residence. All presentations, except Seudah Shlishit, are open to both men and women and will take place in the shul.

The schedule of presentations is as follows:

Friday night, 9:30: “Ruth and Lot: The Importance of Good Choices.”

Shabbat morning after main minyan (approximately 11:30): “Avinu Malkeinu: Shirat HaYam and Shirat Haazinu”

Pre-Mincha, 5:15: “The Lottery, the Goats and Avraham’s Sons”

Seudah Shlishit for women at the Saks home (25 Highgate Terrace), 6:40: “Eliyahu: Prophet of Doom or Prophet of Repentance?”

Dr. Yael Ziegler is a senior lecturer in Tanach at Herzog College and Matan. She holds a B.A. from Stern College and an M.A. and Ph.D. from Bar-Ilan University. Dr. Ziegler has lectured on Tanach topics in Israel, the United States, South Africa, Australia and Europe. She is the author of “Promises to Keep: The Oath in Biblical Narrative,” “Ruth: From Alienation to Monarchy” and a book on Megilat Eikhah scheduled for publication in 2019. Dr. Ziegler lives in Alon Shvut, Israel, with her husband and their five children.

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