Avivah Zornberg was born in London and grew up in Glasgow, Scotland, where her father was a Rabbi and the head of the Rabbinical Court. Zornberg studied with him from childhood; he was her most important teacher of Torah. She holds a BA and PhD in English Literature from Cambridge University. After teaching English literature at the Hebrew University in Jerusalem, she turned to teaching Torah. For the past twenty-five years, she has taught Torah in Jerusalem at Matan, Yakar, Pardes and the Jerusalem College for Adults. Dr. Zornberg also holds a Visiting Lectureship at the London School of Jewish Studies. She travels widely, lecturing in Jewish, academic and psychoanalytic settings.
Sunday, April 21, 7pm
Please join us for a kosher vegetarian reception after Zornberg’s talk.
Books will be available for purchase.
Co-sponsored by the Center for Jewish Studies and Women’s Studies in Religion Program at GTU
MUDD 100, Pacific School of Religion, 1798 Scenic Ave., Berkeley