“Instruct them to make for themselves fringes on the corners of their garments “ Numbers 15:38. Why do we wear Tallit? What does gender have to do with it? Dive deep into the Tallit, explore the rich texts surrounding these ritual objects with local educator, Melissa Werbow, and then design and create your tallit and tie your own fringes!
3 Class series – Mondays May 3rd, 10th and 24th 7:30 PM – 9:00 PM
$72 Price includes ritual string for tying tzitzit for your own Tallit and a packet of texts to use with the class which will be mailed to you.
DOES NOT include fabric, your teacher will reach out regarding fabric selection prior to the first class.
Melissa Werbow graduated from Hebrew Union College with a master’s degree in Jewish Education and a master’s degree in Jewish Communal Service. In Los Angeles, she served as the Director of Religious School at Stephen S. Wise Temple. In Pittsburgh, she taught Melton Adult Education programs and was a consultant for area Religious Schools through the Agency for Jewish Learning. In Sarasota, she served as the Director of Jewish Learning at the Hershorin Schiff Community Day School and designed and taught On One Foot a community introduction to Judaism class. Her family has recently moved to Washington, DC where she currently serves as the NoVA Program Coordinator for the Haberman Institute for Jewish Studies. Melissa and Rabbi Mike Werbow are the parents of three mostly delightful children and one very spoiled dog. She is particularly interested in discussing the best quilting stores in DC, parenting teenagers and what novel she should read next.