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Registration opens at 8 am.  Learning Sessions (detailed below) run from 9 am - 4:45 pm.  Grand Finale Concert runs 5-6:30 pm.

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Sunday, December 8 • 3:45pm - 4:45pm
Climate Change: A Traditional Masoretic Approach to an Urgent Modern Problem

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The Masoretes devised systems to transmit Tanakh to future generations, without changes. Their work is scholarly, full of mnemonics, and playful. We'll see examples from famous Bible Manuscripts, and discuss analogies to the work of climate scientists and activists. We'll each design a page of Tanakh with a "Masoretic" note composed on a climate change theme.

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Judy Weiss

Judy Weiss was ordained as a rabbi in 2000, from the Academy for Jewish Religion. She also has a Masters in Jewish Women's Studies and a Ph.D. in Bible. She teaches Bible to adults at Brookline Adult Ed and Cambridge Adult Ed, and does volunteer climate change advocacy with Citizens Climate Lobby. Please see her web page: http://www.apdoo.org/judyweiss/


Sunday December 8, 2013 3:45pm - 4:45pm
Trager Conference Room

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