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Wisdom Class with Yael Kanarek of Beit Toratah

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Date(s) - 03/17/2021
7:30 pm - 9:00 pm


Yael Kanarek will introduce her project “Toratah, The Regendered Bible.” In the past six years, she has been rewriting the Bible in Hebrew and English by reversing the genders of all characters. Yael will talk about the inspiration for this work, spirituality, and a vision for a Torah Shlema – a complete Torah.
Yael Kanarek has been a practicing visual artist and jewelry designer working across various media for 30 years, and earned her MFA in Electronic Arts from Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute, NY.  In her work, she explores the role of language and narrative in forming a worldview. In 2016, after a decade of Kabbalah studies in the tradition of Baal Hasulam, and in response to the stunning void of canonical literature that codifies women’s experiences in the sacredshe began rewriting the Torah by reversing the genders of all characters. In 2019Tamar Biala joined the initiative, and in 2020, they started Beit Toratah along with Rabbi Mira Rivera and Rabbi Emily Cohen.
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