Award-winning educator, Beth Huppin, stumbled once on a text about coffins made of tables. She has spent years trying to understand what this text tells us about the world to come, but, more importantly, wha... t it tells us about this world. Join her as she shares her poignant learning with all of us. Sponsored by the Covenant Foundation. See lessSee more
The Rest is Commentary
Judaism is famously ambiguous about what happens when we die. What happens after we die? Judaism is famously ambiguous about this matter. The immortality of the soul, the World to Come, and the resurrection of the dead all feature prominently in Jewish tradition, but the logistics of what these things are and how they relate to each other has always been vague.
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Director of Project Kavod/Dignity | Jewish Family Service of Seattle
Beth Huppin has enjoyed teaching children and adults of all ages in both formal and informal Jewish educational settings for many years. She currently works at Jewish Family Service (JFS) of Seattle (http://www.jfsseattle.org) as the Director of Project Kavod, a Jewish educational program that focuses on the Jewish texts and values that inspire and guide the work of JFS. She also teaches at Congregation Beth Shalom in Seattle. Beth is the recipient of a 2010 Covenant Award for excellence in Jewish education. She was raised in Spokane, Washington, a small but vibrant Jewish community that provided her the gift of many opportunities for meaningful table connections.