Consider Miriam’s experience of exile and investigate the parallels between her story and moments of alienation and isolation in your own life.
One of the most famous stories in Genesis is the Binding of Isaac by his father Abraham (the Akeidah, in Hebrew). Sarah, Isaac’s mother, is noticeably absent from the text. Here we consider Sarah’s perspective, and how this foundational event in the Jewish origin story might have affected her.
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.
Learn how Hannah attempted to change her life by calling on God for help, and consider the power of asking for what you need or want in your own life.
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Jewish Women's Archive. "Lesson Plans." (Viewed on July 30, 2021) <https://jwa.org/teach/lessonplans>.