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This year's theme is MOTHER. We’ve all got opinions about mothers. She is someone we mythologize, demonize, adore and abhor. We'll explore her role in the Jewish canon, witnessing her as a heroine, villain, creator of life and destroyer.

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LABA: House of Study puts out a quarterly journal, hosted here, that features our fellows' creative responses to the texts they encounter in our beit midrash.

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Stay tuned for the announcement of the 2014/15 LABA Fellows. 



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LABA is a non-religious house of study and culture laboratory at the 14th St. Y. Through the program, artist fellows partake in a yearlong study of Jewish texts and incorporate these ancient ideas into their contemporary work.