Pittsfield: Rabbi to present 'Hebrew Priestess' program


Rabbi Jill Hammer will speak about her book, "The Hebrew Priestess: Ancient and New Visions of Jewish Women's Spiritual Leadership," at 7 p.m. Saturday, Feb. 27, at Temple Anshe Amunim, 26 Broad St.

The program is co-sponsored by Congregation Beth Israel in North Adams and Rimon in Stockbridge.

The program is open to the community. A havdallah ceremony marking the conclusion of Shabbat will be included and a light dessert reception will follow.

"The Hebrew Priestess" delineates 13 models of spiritual leadership and shows models of women's leadership in ancient times, throughout Jewish history, and today.

Hammer will speak about the gifts this model of spiritual leadership can bring.

For more information, call 413-442-5910, email templeoffice@ansheamunim.org or visit www.ansheanumim.org.


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