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Dr. Avivah Zornberg at Chochmat HaLev

This course was offered in Winter/Spring, 2019.

Dr. Avivah Zornberg is one of the most dynamic and compelling interpreters of the Bible alive. She weaves together ideas from literature, secular philosophy, psychology and the ancient teachers’ take on the texts. It is entirely engaging and built for the 21st century.


# Sessions
Date & time

Sunday, May 12
7:30 - 9:00 pm


$20 general public
$15 members of cosponsoring organizations

Register here

Session Time Days Location Instructors
May 12 7:30 PM–9:00 PM Sun Chochmat HaLev Avivah Zornberg


Chochmat HaLev

2215 Prince Street

Berkeley, CA 94705



Avivah Zornberg

Avivah ZornbergAvivah Zornberg was born in London and grew up in Glasgow, Scotland, where her father was a Rabbi and the head of the Rabbinical Court. She studied with him from childhood; he was her most important teacher of Torah. She holds a BA and PhD in English Literature from Cambridge University. After teaching English literature at the Hebrew University in Jerusalem, she turned to teaching Torah. For the past thirty years, she has taught Torah in Jerusalem at Matan, Yakar, Pardes and the Jerusalem College for Adults. She is the author of four books about the Torah, most recently Bewilderments: Reflections on the Book of Numbers.