Ideas to Jump-Start Your own Creative Interpretations

Ideas to Jump-Start Your own Creative Interpretations

  • Write a journal entry by Miriam during her time in the desert
  • Write a letter from Miriam to someone in the story (God, Moses, Aaron, the Israelites)
  • Does this story remind you of any experiences in your own life, or the lives of people you know?
  • Sketch what you think Miriam looked like before, during, or after this experience
  • Write a dialogue between Miriam and God, Moses or Aaron at any point during this story
  • If you’re a dancer, choreograph a dance about the moment Miriam is struck with leprosy
  • Write a traditional-style midrash solving one of the difficulties you found in the text
  • Summarize Miriam’s story in six words

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Jewish Women's Archive. "Ideas to Jump-Start Your own Creative Interpretations." (Viewed on July 26, 2021) <https://jwa.org/node/22274>.

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