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Sunday, February 14 • 12:00pm - 1:15pm
Bridging the Divide: Dialogues Between Those Who Have Left Ultra-Orthodoxy and the Communities from which they Come

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A common narrative among those who leave ultra-Orthodox Jewish communities is that there is no communication back with the communities from which they come. This panel will feature individuals who are actively in dialogue with the ultra-Orthodox communities from which they left, and working to maintain relationships and challenge assumptions on both sides.

Presenters
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Rachel Berger

Rachel hails from sunny Philadelphia and now proudly calls New York home. She has a background in non-profit management focused on social justice and Jewish communal work. Rachel was a 2011-12 Dorot Fellow, spendng a year in Israel working with the African refugee population and learning... Read More →
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Goldy Landau

Goldy was raised in Kiryas Joel, an insular Chassidish Shtetel where women like her are forbidden to drive, access the internet, or obtain a college education. She is currently living between her sheltered upbringing and her love of learning by studying Neuroscience and American... Read More →
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Mindi Yeger

Comedian. Born & raised in Brooklyn, Mindi is the youngest of five. Growing up ultra-orthodox, Mindi learned a lot about being Jewish but not much about the world. Always a good girl, Mindi followed the well-worn path for girls in her community & married young. 3 wonderful kids... Read More →


Sunday February 14, 2016 12:00pm - 1:15pm
Waterside

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