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Dressing for God

August 25 @ 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm

Expanding the Sacred Wardrobe


Sunday, August 25, 2019 at 1pm


Speaker: Dr. Vanessa Ochs, University of Virginia


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Jewish women now have increased options for expressing and experiencing holiness by donning items that serve spiritual purposes. These include wearing diverse headcoverings, tallitot and tefillin. This talk explores the history and implications of these changes innovated by Jewish women.


This program is presented in relation to the Fashion Statement exhibit, on view April 7 – September  15,2019. Tickets to public programs include admission to the Museum.


August 25
1:00 pm - 2:00 pm