Ranana Dine explores masekhet Ketubot, unpacking the ketubah's role, and the rabbis' realistic and structured presentation of marriage.
Ranana Dine is a graduate student at the University of Cambridge. She completed an MPhil in theology last year, and is currently studying medical humanities. At Cambridge she is involved with the Jewish Society, having served as Interfaith Representative and Gabbai. She majored in art and religion at Williams College in Massachusetts and was co-president of the college's Jewish Association. She has studied at both the Drisha Institute and Mechon Hadar in New York City. Her work has been published on The Lehrhaus, the Hadassah-Brandeis blog and in the Journal of the American Academy of Religion.
This YourTorah episode is sponsored by Naama Margolis in honour of her parents, Ilana and David Heller, and in honour of her tireless Gemara teacher, Anat Novoselsky, who first introduced her to masekhet Ketubot.