Shira Eliassian opens up masekhet Nazir (someone who takes a particular ascetic vow), looking at nazirut in terms of inclusive religious practice and participation.
Shira Eliassian is currently pursuing a Masters in Religion at University of Chicago's Divinity School. Her studies focus on how religion is expressed through literature and visual culture. Shira has created programming and online education for JOFA and is currently editor of The JOFA Blog. This March she will be visiting the UK as JOFA UK's Be'er Miriam scholar.