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Congregation Shomrei Torah

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2600 Bennett Valley Road
Santa Rosa, CA 95404 United States
707-578-5519 http://www.shomreitorah.org/
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September 2019

Talmud Circle — Santa Rosa – Fall 2019/Spring 2020

Sunday, September 8, 2019 thru Sunday, June 7, 2020
1:30 PM to 3:30 PM
Educator: Peretz Wolf-Prusan
Congregation Shomrei Torah, 2600 Bennett Valley Road
Santa Rosa, CA 95404 United States
$210 – $350

Lehrhaus Talmud Circle: Tractate Ta’anit – What Do We Know and How Do We Know It? The Talmud raises questions about “Holy Men” pronouncing the "meaning" of a disaster. This narrative section of the Talmud, in the words of Julia Watts Belser, “overturns expected hierarchies of gender, piety, and social status to challenge the theological significance of hunger, suffering, and abundance.” She writes, "These narratives blunt the moral condemnation inherent in disaster – and suggest that blessing often lies beneath…

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