"The early stories of our ancestors Abraham and Sarah, Isaac & Rebecca, Jacob & Rachel & Leah are filled with drama, trickery, and more complexity than an HBO series.
Join us and explore this interactive class and analyze how the characters' imperfections and emerging identities fuel the quest for divine promise ; and can serve as examples for us today of the multifaceted human encounter with the world
Yael B. Ridberg serves as the rabbi of Congregation Dor Hadash in San Diego, California.
A 1997 graduate of the Reconstructionist Rabbinical College, Rabbi Ridberg served for two years as the first Marshall T. Meyer Rabbinic Fellow at Congregation B’nai Jeshurun in New York.
Rabbi Ridberg serves as an author, commentator, advisory committee member for Guide to Jewish Reconstructionist Practice series published by the Reconstructionist Rabbinical College, and is a chapter author for the 2007 URJ publication, Life, Faith and Cancer. Her articles have appeared in The Huffington Post, Times of Israel, and Kveller."