Thursday, August 16th at 7:00 p.m.
Reel Theology(Please view movie before class)
“Stranger than Fiction”
Friday, August 17th at 12:00 p.m.
SY Agnon, “The Kerchief” and “The Legend of the Goat.”
(copies of the stories are available from the JCOH office)
Saturday, August 18th.
Torah Study following Shabbat Services & Kiddush
Wendy Zierler is Associate Professor of Feminist Studies and Modern Jewish Literature at HUC-JIR in New York. Prior to joining HUC-JIR she was a Research Fellow in the English Department of the University of Hong Kong. At HUC she teaches courses on Modern Hebrew and American Jewish Literature, Holocaust Literature, Literature of the Holidays, Reel Theology (with Eugene Borowitz), in addition to courses dealing with Gender and Judaism. She received her Ph.D. and her MA from Princeton University, and her BA from Yeshiva University, Stern College. She also studied at Hebrew University of Jerusalem and Michelelet Bruria in Jerusalem. Dr. Zierler is currently working towards an MFA in Fiction Writing at Sarah Lawrence College. Her book, And Rachel Stole the Idols: The Emergence of Hebrew Women’s Writing was published in 2004 from Wayne State University Press.