follows Shabbat morning services, at around 11:15 AM
Masks may be a defining symbol of this time, but their protective, political, and identifying functions are not totally new. This year’s Shabbat Study Series will explore different uses of ‘masks’ in Jewish text and tradition—what they conceal, and what they reveal.
MAR 13: Beyond the Veil with Rabbinic Intern Vanessa Harper – Veils and other face-coverings appear throughout the Hebrew Bible, sometimes serving to conceal what lies beneath, and sometimes revealing the depths of one’s identity. We’ll explore key examples from our sacred texts, and examine how these ancient masks might lend new significance to the masks we wear today.
Closed Captioning: We are pleased to offer this link to Web Captioner, a web-based speech recognition tool that displays a real-time transcription in your browser. It’s free and works with a microphone and any system running Google Chrome. You will need to turn the audio volume on your computer to 100% in order to improve accuracy of the captioning.