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February 2018

Rachel Brodie @ 7:30 pm

February 5, 2018 @ 7:30 pm - 9:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 7:30 pm on Monday, repeating until February 19, 2018

Congregation Beth Israel, 1630 Bancroft Way
Berkeley, CA
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Shirat Hatefillah -- Prayer Poetry: Since the relationship between "religious" and "secular" aspects of modern Israeli society is usually portrayed in terms of a kulturkampf--a culture war--exploration of the creative output of people who straddle both worlds is particularly compelling.  Together we will study contemporary Israeli poets who explore theological themes and the paradoxical iconoclasm of their poetry. Rachel Brodie holds a master’s degree in Rabbinic Literature from The Jewish Theological Seminary of America and a B.A. in Literature and History from Brown University. Rachel lives…

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