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Feminist Approaches to Judaism and Islam

Dialogical lecture series "Judaism & Islam in the Diaspora" (Video Recording)

Religion and feminism may sound like a contradiction in terms. Nevertheless, religiously grounded approaches that aim to reread religious texts from a feminist perspective are currently taking shape. What are the lines of conflict between traditional readings and these new interpretations, and how do the religious communities perceive such innovations?

Past event

Map with all buildings that belong to the Jewish Museum Berlin. The W. M. Blumenthal Academy is marked in green

Where

W. M. Blumenthal Academy,
Klaus Mangold Auditorium
Fromet-und-Moses-Mendelssohn-Platz 1, 10969 Berlin (Opposite the Museum)

Discussants: Judith Plaskow, New York, religious scholar and author of one of the first works of Jewish feminist theology, and Ziba Mir-Hosseini, London, researcher on Islamic law and gender.

Recording of the presentations and panel discussion "Feminist Approaches to Judaism and Islam" on 14 April 2016 (in English); Jewish Museum Berlin

Dialogical lecture Series in the Context of the Jewish-Islamic Forum of the W. Michael Blumenthal Academy.

Program flyer (detail)

Where, when, what?

  • When 14 April 2016, 7 pm
  • Where W. M. Blumenthal Academy,
    Klaus Mangold Auditorium

    Fromet-und-Moses-Mendelssohn-Platz 1, 10969 Berlin
    (Opposite the Museum)

    See location on map
  • Entry fee

    free

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