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Sunday, June 16 • 1:30pm - 2:30pm
Trial by ordeal: how the Torah protects women

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The Sotah ritual requires a woman suspected of adultery to undergo trial by ordeal, the only such example in the Torah. Traditionally seen as demeaning for women, we will show that, on the contrary, this ritual offers a protection for women that they often don’t have in the modern world. And it’s good for men, too.

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Mark Ellison

Originally from Manchester, UK, Mark has lived and worked there and in New York, London, Monaco, Paris, Almaty, Hong Kong, and now Australia. He is currently Treasurer of the Kehilat Nitzan Masorti community in Melbourne.

Sunday June 16, 2019 1:30pm - 2:30pm PDT
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