March 13, 2012 - Torah Alive: Esther's Fast - Her Act of Self-Empowerment
In the story of Purim, Esther develops from one who is without power or influence to a saving-the-day heroine. Together we will study why fasting was a transformative act for her, as we learn more about this well known narrative.
Rabbi Mary L. Zamore is the editor of The Sacred Table: Creating a Jewish Food Ethic (CCAR Press, 2011) and currently serves as the associate rabbi of Temple B'nai Or of Morristown, NJ. Rabbi Zamore was ordained by Hebrew Union College-Jewish Institute of Religion in New York in 1997.
Title:Torah Alive: Esthers Fast - Her Act of Self-Empowerment Date: Tuesday, March 13, 2012 Time: 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM EDT & 8:00 PM - 9:00 PM EDT