Scholar in Residence Weekend with Maggie Anton

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For more information on the event, please contact Ellen Marks at [email protected] or 410-580-5166.

Friday, May 5: Kabbalat Shabbat service at 6:00 p.m. with brief Dvar Torah by Maggie Anton. Dinner at 7:00 p.m. ($36 per adult), followed by Ms. Anton discussing what led her to become a writer, what is Talmud, and why the rabbis have so much to say about sex.

Saturday, May 6:  Parasha Class, 9:00-9:45 a.m. taught by Ms. Anton, focusing on commentaries by Rashi.  Shabbat service at 10:00 a.m., followed by buffet Kiddush lunch.  From 12:45-1:30 p.m., join an informal discussion with Maggie Anton about how her research for Rashi's Daughters motivated her to start studying Talmud and what our sages said about sex.

Sunday, May 7: Light breakfast at 9:30 a.m.  Main presentation by Maggie Anton, 10:00- 11:30 a.m.: What the rabbis in the Talmud actually said about sexual relations and how Jewish tradition is more progressive than one might think.   Book signing by Ms. Anton. 

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