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Not According to the Law: Rules and Rulebreaking in Megillat Esther

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Miriam Gedwiser is the Director of the Drisha Kollel and teaches Talmud and Tanakh at the Ramaz Upper School. She has a B.A. in the History, Philosophy, and Social Studies of Science and Medicine from the University of Chicago and a J.D. from N.Y.U. School of Law. Miriam studied at Midreshet Lindenbaum and in the Drisha Scholar’s circle.  Miriam serves as a guest lecturer at synagogues and programs around the Northeast, and has written widely on topics of Jewish and Torah interest.

The King's law plays a central role in the conflicts of Megillat Esther.  Through a close literary reading we will explore the role of the law, and its limits, both in ancient Shushan and in our own lives.