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JCC Author Series 2020
Monthly literary events featuring an eclectic line up of both emerging and prominent authors. Free and open to the public. Dessert reception follows lecture and book signing. For more information, please contact Nancy Greenberg at 508.756.7109 ext. 232 or email@example.com.
Ariel Burger, Author of Witness: Lessons from Elie Wiesel’s Classroom
Sunday, March 15, 2020, 2pm
@ Congregation Beth Israel, 15 Jamesbury Dr, Worcester
Burger, a devoted protégé and friend of one of the world’s great thinkers, takes us into the sacred space of the classroom, showing Holocaust survivor and Nobel Peace Prize recipient Elie Wiesel, not only as an extraordinary human being, but as a master teacher.
Joy Lapin Author of: The Soul of the Stranger: Reading God and Torah from a Transgender Perspective.
Sunday, April 26, 2020, 10:00am
Temple Emanuel Sinai, 661 Salisbury St., Worcester
Reading some of the best-known Torah stories through the lens of transgender experience, Joy Ladin explores fundamental questions about how religious texts, traditions, and the understanding of God can be enriched
by transgender perspectives, and how the Torah and trans lives can illuminate one another.