grappling honestly and creatively with land, people, history, text, and spirit
Take Away digs into how we trash one another and our world. In a dump, on a sacred hill, garbage harvesters struggle together with love and loss – human and material – and inspire hope.
Inner Fire, probes the relationships between peoplehood and territory – text-study, script, theater performance, liturgy & social action
Unmasking Esther, critically explores gender-based oppression, from beauty standards to sex trafficking – text-study, script, theater performance, liturgy & social action
A Selection of Papers
“Engaged Israeli Judaism – Upgrading Western Social Ethics based on Women of the Wall,” Israel Studies Association Annual Meeting, Ben-Gurion University of the Negev, Jun, 2014.
“Toward CEDAW without reservations—Beyond the wall of Jewish Orthodoxy,” Society of Jewish Ethics Annual Meeting, Seattle WA,Jan 2014.
“Re-Visioning Zionism in Crisis: Toward a Gender Analysis of “Home” in Text and Society,” Bet Debora: Fifth Conference of European Women Rabbis, Jewish Community Politicians, Activists and Scholars, Sofia, Bulgaria, June, 2009.
“Feminist Challenges to Israeli Religious Norms: An Expedition to the Azure Fringe,” Association for Israel Studies Annual Conference, Sapir College, Be’er-Sheva, Jun 2009.