SHE: Third Biannual Embodied Judaism Symposium and Exhibit

Who is She? The Shekhinah, which derives from the Hebrew word for “dwell or settle,” is a feminine divine presence, guiding and protecting men and women everywhere. She is power, wisdom, and compassion and has influenced Jews from the ancient world through Second and Third Wave feminism and into the transgender and environmental concerns of the present day. Who is She, how has She empowered us, and how does She appear to us today?


SHE, the third biannual Embodied Judaism Symposium, will explore the concept of Shekhinah, drawing on materials in the Post-Holocaust American Judaism Collections held at the University of Coloraod Boulder. The symposium will feature insight and embodied presentations from Rabbi Dr. Tirzah FirestoneProfessor Joy Ladin, and Professor Samuel Boyd as well as an original performance from dancer and choreographer Robert Sher-Machherndl

The symposium will be accompanied by an exhibit exploring the concept of Shekhinah, which will be on display in CU Boulder’s Norlin Library.


Thursday, November 2, 2017 @ 5:00PM – 7:00PM
British and Irish Studies Room, M549, Norlin Library
University of Colorado Boulder campus


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