Bagels & Books Brunch with author Rena Blumenthal
October 27 @ 10:30 am - 12:30 pm
Sunday, Oct. 27 at 10:30am
Author Rabbi Rena Blumenthal will talk about her first novel, The Book of Israela, and lead us in a discussion about Biblical literalism, the Biblical characterization of God, sexism in religious metaphors; inherited traumas of the Holocaust, effects of the Israeli-Palestinian conflict, etc.
Rena Blumenthal is a freelance rabbi based in New Paltz. She worked at Vassar College for eleven years as the Assistant Director of Religious & Spiritual Life and Adviser to Jewish Students. Prior to rabbinical school, she worked as a psychologist for fifteen years in New York City and Jerusalem.
All welcome to this free event, sponsored by Congregation Shir Chadash and Temple Beth-El