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Sunday, December 8 • 11:45am - 12:40pm
Brits Do It With An Accent: Orthodox Feminism Across the Pond

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Learn about the progress feminist leaders have made in spreading the gospel of Orthodox feminism in the United Kingdom. JOFA UK held its inaugural conference in June 2013 in London. Panelists will discuss the pressing issues for British Orthodox feminists, as well as strategies for creating grassroots change.

Moderators
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Rachel Lieberman

Rachel Lieberman is a Master’s student at NYU, pursuing an MPA in Nonprofit Management and an MA in Hebrew and Judaic Studies. Previously, Rachel was the Assistant Director at JOFA. Rachel has written and spoken on the intersection of Judaism and gender in many venues. Her essay "Blessed are You Who Has Made Me A Woman" was published in Faithfully Feminist: Jewish, Christian, and Muslim Women on Why We Stay (White Cloud Press, 2015) and her... Read More →

Speakers
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Dina Brawer

Dina Brawer was born and raised in Milan, Italy and studied in Jerusalem and New York. She holds a BA in Hebrew and Jewish Studies from the University of London and an MA in Education and Psychology from the Institute of Education, London. She also studied at Pardes in Jerusalem and is a Bradfield Fellow and is an associate faculty member at the London School of Jewish Studies. For close to twenty years she worked alongside her husband, a... Read More →
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Miriam Shaviv

Miriam Shaviv is a columnist for the Jewish Chronicle in the UK. She is formerly the London correspondent for Times of Israel, as well as the comment editor and foreign editor of the Jewish Chronicle. Between 2000 and 2004, she was a features writer, and then literary editor, of The Jerusalem Post in Israel. Born and currently resident in London, she has lived in Jerusalem, Sydney, Montreal and Toronto.
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Lindsay Simmonds

Lindsay Simmonds has a degree in Speech and Language Pathology and an MSc in Gender Studies from the LSE, where she is now working towards her PhD which explores theories of agency and British Orthodox Jewish Women. She studied at the Nishmat Centre for Advanced Women's Torah Study and was a Bruria Scholar at Midreshet Lindenbaum, Israel. She is a graduate of the London School of Jewish Studies Susi Bradfield Women Educators’ Fellowships, where... Read More →


Sunday December 8, 2013 11:45am - 12:40pm
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