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Sunday, January 15 • 11:30am - 1:00pm
Jewish Feminism Across Denominations: Courage and Responsibility in an Era of Divisiveness (90 minutes)

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Join a conversation with a diverse panel of women of different denominations and generations, all of whom work for feminist change within Jewish contexts. We will address our relationship to feminism within and beyond the Jewish community; the legacies and successes of feminism; and the remaining challenges we face in our communities. We will also consider the responsibilities of feminists across denominations to one another.

Moderators
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Dr. Judith Rosenbaum

Executive Director, Jewish Women's Archive
Judith Rosenbaum is Executive Director of the Jewish Women’s Archive, a national organization that documents Jewish women’s stories, elevates their voices, and inspires them to be agents of change. A writer, educator, and historian, Judith earned a BA in History from Yale University, a PhD in American Studies from Brown University, and a Fulbright Fellowship to study in Israel. She teaches and lectures widely on Jewish studies and... Read More →

Speakers
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Rabbi Tamara Cohen

Rabbi Tamara Cohen, Chief of Innovation at Moving Traditions, has worked as a Jewish feminist and social justice educator for over twenty years in varied contexts including as Program Director of Ma’yan and as Director of Multicultural and Diversity Affairs at the University of Florida where she co-led an annual leadership retreat and taught a course on Leadership for Social Justice. She holds rabbinic ordination from the... Read More →
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Avigayil Halpern

Avigayil Halpern is a sophomore Judaic Studies major at Yale, where she is a gabbait of the traditional egalitarian minyan. A native of West Hartford, Connecticut and a proud day school graduate, Avigayil has learned Torah at Drisha Institute, Midreshet Ein Hanatziv, and most recently Yeshivat Hadar. She is an alumna of the Bronfman Youth Fellowships and the Rising Voices Fellowship, and in 2013 she was included in the Jewish Daily... Read More →
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Rabbi Lila Kagedan

A dual Canadian and American citizen, Lila Kagedan is the first Orthodox woman to adopt the title of rabbi. Rabbi Kagedan holds degrees and certificates from Midreshet Lindenbaum, The Hebrew University of Jerusalem, The University of Toronto, Harvard University, The Medstar Washington Hospital Center and Massachusetts General Hospital and is a Shalom Hartman Institute RLI fellow.  She is also a Hadassah Brandeis... Read More →


Sunday January 15, 2017 11:30am - 1:00pm
Roone Cinema

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