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Sunday, December 4 • 3:30pm - 4:30pm
You Are Who You Aren't: Jacob's Masquerade and Explorations in Jewish Gender Identity

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What was really going on when Jacob put on animal skins to pretend to be his brother Esau? Following a close reading of this textual moment, we will contextualize this story among many stories of identity concealment in the Bible. Leah pretends to be Rac


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Lori Lefkovitz

Lori Hope Lefkovitz holds the Ruderman Chair in Jewish Studies at Northeastern University, where she directs the Jewish Studies program. Her most recent book, In Scripture: The First Stories of Jewish Sexual Identities was a 2010 finalist for the National Jewish Book Award.


Sunday December 4, 2011 3:30pm - 4:30pm
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