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Friday, February 12 • 1:00pm - 2:15pm
Three Waves of Jewish Feminism

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The Jewish feminist movement began with Ezrat Nashim in 1971. Ezrat Nashim examined the role of women in participating in the public ritual of Jewish life. The second wave saw women rabbis in the Conservative movement, women in leadership positions in synagogue life, women's minyanim , etc. The third wave is the partnership minyanim (prayer groups), women rabbis in the Orthodox movement, etc.  A panel of leaders in each of these waves will share their personal experiences and challenges.


Eva Fogelman

Eva Fogelman is a social psychologist, psychotherapist, filmmaker and author. She is co-director of Child Development Research; co-founder of Psychotherapy with Generations of the Holocaust and Related Traumas; co-founder of the Jewish Foundation for Christian Rescuers (now the Jewish Foundation for the Righteous); writer and co-producer of the documentary Breaking the Silence: The Generation After the Holocaust; author of the Pulitzer... Read More →

Dr. Sharon Weiss-Greenberg

Sharon has served as an educator and leader in the Jewish community. Most recently, she was the Director of Recruitment for Yeshivat Maharat.  She was the Director of Online Engagement at the Consortium for Applied Studies in Jewish Education, successfully animating and expanding their network and reach.  Sharon earned her doctorate at New York University in Education and Jewish Studies, having concentrated on the female staff... Read More →

Friday February 12, 2016 1:00pm - 2:15pm

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