Head of BINA: The Jewish Movement for Social Change, lectures on identity, Judaism and gender. Author of "Home and Back" (Hebrew). Likes to read, write and tell stories of life.
More delicate than the princess from “The Princess and the Pea”, more spoiled than a Kardashian. Among the Talmudic legends surrounding the destruction of ancient Jerusalem is the strange story of a wealthy woman who was unaccustomed to contact with the outside world. Why did the Talmudic sages choose to focus on this particular tale with an odd Yom Kippur connection, and is there a modern lesson to be learned from it?
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