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Beth Shalom Hosts Scholar in Residence Noam Sienna
July 6, 2019 , 10:00 am - July 7, 2019 , 12:00 pm
Noam Sienna is a Jewish educator, artist, and doctoral candidate in Jewish History and Museum Studies at the University of Minnesota. He is the author of “A Rainbow Thread: An Anthology of Queer Jewish Texts From the First Century to 1969,” a collection of over 100 sources on the intersection of Jewish and queer identities.
Saturday, July 6
12:45 p.m., Helfant Chapel – Noam will lead a study session examining gender through the lens of Jewish text.
Saturday Evening, Homestead Hebrew Chapel – between minhah and ma’ariv Noam will give a shi’ur examining LGBTQ+ identities in the Talmud. Dessert will be served.
Sunday, July 7
10:00 a.m., Eisner Commons – Noam will discuss his book A Rainbow
Thread: An Anthology of Queer Jewish Texts from the First Century to
1969. The book will be available for purchase and signing. A light
breakfast will be served.
All events are free and open to the public.
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