An event every week that begins at 12:00 pm on Thursday, repeating until January 18, 2024
Thursdays, December 14, 21, 28, 2023 and January 4, 11, 18, 2024
12-1:30 p.m. EST
If the Hebrew goddess could whisper to you, she might say, “They tried to bury us. They didn’t know that we were seeds.” For thousands of years before patriarchal monotheism took hold, our ancestors worshipped the divine feminine. In this six-part Ritualwell Immersion, we will take a deep dive into the legacy of the Hebrew goddess, from her ancient biblical and Near Eastern roots, to her demise at the hands of our prophets and scribes and to her manifestations in Judaism today. Through thoughtful reflection and inspired creative writing with guided writing prompts, discover where her secrets are hidden and reclaim her for your own, for the earth, and for the generations to come. Join gynocentric Torah scholar, creative writing professor, and student rabbi Sivan Rotholz as we harvest the bounty of the divine feminine in Jewish tradition. This is the second installment of a previous Ritualwell Immersion. This second Immersion will introduce all-new materials. New explorers and returning students alike are most welcome. No previous creative writing experience or knowledge of the goddess required.
All sessions will be recorded and sent to participants. We encourage live attendance for you to get the most out of the experience.
Sivan Rotholz is a professor of gynocentric Torah and creative writing. She has taught at Brooklyn College, Tel Aviv University, Columbia/Barnard Hillel, Moishe House and elsewhere, and has shared her Torah in synagogues and living rooms across the globe. Her writing has appeared in the Jewish Journal, 929, and Ritualwell, among other publications. She is the Education Director for Achayot – Jewish Women Writers and is pursuing rabbinic ordination from Hebrew Union College – Jewish Institute of Religion.
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