Women in Talmud with Olivia Tucker
Hairdressers, professional mourners, and magical healers find their spotlight as scholar Olivia Devorah Tucker explores how the Talmud - the conversations of the first generations of Rabbis - discusses the lives of women over 1500 years ago.
Time & Location
Jun 20, 7:00 PM
Rodef Shalom Congregation, 4905 Fifth Ave, Pittsburgh, PA 15213, USA
About the Event
Women in Talmud
Who Would You Be in the Third Century?
Hairdressers, professional mourners, and magical healers find their spotlight in a new presentation from scholar Olivia Devorah Tucker. How does our Talmud - the conversations of the first generations of Rabbis - discuss the lives of women over 1500 years ago? What experiences are timeless? Which lost practices could enhance our lives today?
Olivia Devorah Tucker (they/them) is a local Jewish Demonologist, theatre collaborator, and challah baker. They are a Fellow of the Teaching Kollel at SVARA: A Traditionally Radical Yeshiva (home of Queer Talmud Camp), alum of the University of Pittsburgh's Jewish Studies program, and former Rodef Shalom Program Coordinator and Rabbinic Assistant. Olivia puts the femme in ephemera & the trans in translation!