Ethics and Ethos in the Passover Story

Tal Attia

Shaarei Tefillah (35 Morseland Ave, Newton)
Tuesdays| 8:00 pm – 9:15 pm
3 Sessions: March 6, 13, 20
Cost of Course: $45 for all three sessions; $20 for individual sessions
This class is open to women


Are you looking for some new insights into the Passover story to share at your seder this year? Through in-depth text study, this three-part mini-course will give students a new perspective on the Jewish people’s exodus from Egypt. Students will come away with a deeper insight into the transformation of the Jews experienced through different elements of the Pesach story. Each class stands alone so you can come for one, two or all three sessions.

Session 1: March 6
Signs, Snakes, and Staffs
Moshe and Aharon’s showdown with the Egyptian magicians

Session 2: March 13
Thievery and Theology
How the Jews Left Egypt with Egyptian cash and a whole lotta moral brownie points

Session 3: March 20
From Slavery to Servitude
What it took to become God’s nation, a closer look

Tal Attia holds a BA in Psychology from Stern College for Women, and an MA in Nonprofit Management & Leadership from Hebrew University. She and her husband are the current directors of OU-JLIC at Brandeis University.  Prior to her current position, she worked for Ayeka Center for Soulful Education as Development Associate, and Michlelet Mevaseret Yerushalayim as Activities Coordinator/ Guidance Counselor.   This won’t be Tal’s first time teaching for Ma’ayan.  A few years ago she came to Boston as part of the YU Summer Beit Midrash and taught a very well received class for us.  We are excited to have the opportunity to learn with her once again.

  • March 6, 2018
    8:00 pm - 9:15 pm
  • March 13, 2018
    8:00 pm - 9:15 pm
  • March 20, 2018
    8:00 pm - 9:15 pm
Price Qty
All Classes $45.00 (USD)  
Session 1: March 6 Signs, Snakes, and Staffs $20.00 (USD)  
Session 2: March 13 Thievery and Theology  $20.00 (USD)  
Session 3: March 20 From Slavery to Servitude $20.00 (USD)  



35 Morseland Avenue, Newton, Massachusetts, 02459, United States