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Bible

Ruth's Journey

Learn how Ruth changed her life by making a series of bold choices, and examine how taking risks, small or large, might lead to positive transformations in your own life.

Miriam in the Desert

Consider Miriam’s experience of exile and investigate the parallels between her story and moments of alienation and isolation in your own life.

Cover Art for "Miriam in the Desert"

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Cover art by Uri Berkowitz for "Miriam in the Desert," a lesson plan from the "Girls in Trouble" curriculum by Alicia Jo Rabins.
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Cover art by Uri Berkowitz for "Miriam in the Desert," a lesson plan from the "Girls in Trouble" curriculum by Alicia Jo Rabins.

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"Girls in Trouble" Cover Art

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Cover art by Uri Berkowitz for the "Girls in Trouble" curriculum by Alicia Jo Rabins
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Cover art by Uri Berkowitz for the "Girls in Trouble" curriculum by Alicia Jo Rabins

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Religious leaders aren’t normally considered cool by teenagers, but Pope Francis is most definitely an exception. As a teenager myself, I can say that the Catholic Church was not at all on my radar until he started making waves. 

We Should All Be Feminists

Nehama Leibowitz, one of the greatest Torah scholars of the twentieth century, was often described as a paradoxical woman. She was a pious Jew, and a liberal. She was fiercely intelligent, and nonetheless humble. She was a Torah scholar and teacher of thousands, and she was a woman.

Judith Rosenbaum on Anita Diamant's "The Red Tent" Thumbnail

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Judith Rosenbaum on Anita Diamant's "The Red Tent" thumbnail.
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Judith Rosenbaum on Anita Diamant's "The Red Tent"

This Week in History: On October 1, 1997, Anita Diamant published her bestselling novel "The Red Tent." Judith Rosenbaum discusses the enduring impact of Diamant's feminist interpretation of this biblical story.
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This Week in History: On October 1, 1997, Anita Diamant published her bestselling novel "The Red Tent." Judith Rosenbaum discusses the enduring impact of Diamant's feminist interpretation of this biblical story.

Trude Dothan

One of the foremost biblical archaeologists of her generation, Trude Krakauer Dothan made her mark in 1971 when she helped lead the first Israeli archaeological excavation conducted abroad, which was in Greece.

The Creation of Eve on the Sistine Ceiling

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The Creation of Eve on the Sistine Chapel ceiling by Michelangelo.

The Creation of Eve on the Sistine Chapel ceiling by Michelangelo.

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Jewish Women's Archive. "Bible." (Viewed on May 31, 2016) <http://jwa.org/topics/bible>.

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