Lauren Berkun – “Eshet Hayil: Women Warriors in the Jewish Tradition”

Rabbi┬áLauren Berkun discusses the motif as women as warriors and saviours in the Hebrew Bible. In so doing, she applies Mary Douglas’s analysis of the body and its boundaries as symbolic of the body politic. The lecture was delivered at the Shalom Hartman Institute,┬áJerusalem, Israel, July 1, 2014.