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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


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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