Avivah Zornberg Presents “The Murmuring Deep,” Tues. May 31

51pSS0V9FlL._SY344_BO1,204,203,200_The MICHIGAN PSYCHOANALYTIC SOCIETY PRESENTS The Murmuring Deep: Reflections on the Biblical Unconscious by Avivah Gottlieb Zornberg, Ph.D. on TUESDAY, MAY 31, 2016 from 7:30 P.M. – 9:00 P.M. at the Michigan Psychoanalytic Institute, (32841 Middlebelt Rd., Farmington Hills). Dr. Zornberg will discuss Moses’ speech inhibition as a pivotal issue in the Exodus narrative. What is the nature of this ‘impediment’? We will look at psychoanalytic and philosophical thinking on the role of voice in communication, as well as midrashic and hassidic sources.

SEATING IS LIMITED. FREE, ADVANCED REGISTRATION KINDLY REQUESTED. Please email Ms. Monica Simmons at monicasimmons@ix.netcom.com

This program made possible by the generosity of several members and friends of the Michigan Psychoanalytic Society. Books will be available courtesy of Book Beat. Desserts and coffee will be served.

Dr. Zornberg will also be giving a free lecture at the Jewish Community Center (6600 W. Maple Road, West Bloomfield, MI) on Tuesday, May 31 at 9:30 am entitled: Let Me See That Good Land: The Story of a Human Life.

About the presenter:

Avivah Gottlieb 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. Dr. Zornberg also holds a Visiting Lectureship at the London School of Jewish Studies. She travels widely, lecturing in Jewish, academic and psychoanalytic settings. Her books include: The Beginning of Desire, The Particulars of Rapture, Bewilderments, and The Murmuring Deep.

Dr. Zornberg’s books and DVDs of her lectures will be available for purchase at the event. A preview of one of Dr. Zornberg’s lectures can be viewed by clicking on the following link: http://www.youtube.com/user/InfomediaJudaica.

A review of Dr. Zornberg’s most recent book entitled Bewilderments: Reflections on the Book of Numbers, Shocken Books is available for review here: file:///C:/Users/Marc/Downloads/JRB%20Secunda%20review%20’Bewilderments-%20Reflections%20on%20the%20Book%20of%20Numbers’%20(1).pdf

A handout for the program, in both Hebrew and English, will be available at the program.   If you wish to preview the handout, you may do so by requesting a copy via email to monicasimmons@ix.netcom.com.

A handout for the JCC program in both Hebrew and English will be available at the program. If you wish to preview the handout, you may do so by requesting a copy via email to monicasimmons@ix.netcom.com


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