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Sunday, December 8 • 3:35pm - 4:40pm
The Y Factor: Men and Feminism

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Sponsored by Evi Musher.

What does it mean to be a male feminist in the Orthodox Jewish community? Hear from three self-identified male feminists about their personal experiences navigating feminism, and their approaches to advancing inclusivity and the role of women in their respective communities. Panelists include a congregational rabbi, day school educator, and recent, active college campus leader.

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Susan Fader

Susan Fader is an experienced strategist, moderator and interviewer. She is the president of Fader & Associates, a qualitative research and strategy firm that has fielded research studies in 20+ countries, across 5 continents.  Clients include many Fortune 100 companies. | | She received her BBA from George Washington University and her MBA from Columbia University. She is a member of QRCA, ESOMAR and the AMA (American Marketing... Read More →

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Rabbi Steven Exler

Rabbi Steven Exler serves as Rabbi of the Hebrew Institute of Riverdale – The Bayit, a large open Orthodox synagogue in the Bronx. He has a B.A. in Biology from Brandeis University and an M.A. in Bible from Bernard Revel Graduate School, and has studied at Yeshivat Har Etzion, in the Yeshiva University Beit Midrash and at Yeshivat Maale Gilboa. His ordination is from Yeshivat Chovevei Torah Rabbinical School, where he was a Wexner Graduate... Read More →
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Simon Fleischer

Simon Fleischer received his B.A. from Columbia University with a major in English and a concentration in psychology. Mr. Fleischer spent three years at Yeshiva University while pursuing his M.A. and M.Phil in English Literature from Fordham University. He joined the SAR High School staff after having taught composition and literature for three years at Fordham, and English for two years at Ma’ayanot High School. At SAR, he is currently the... Read More →
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Yishai Schwartz

Yishai Schwartz is currently a full-time fellow with the New York based Tikvah Fund. He graduated from Yale this past May, where he studied philosophy and religious studies. He spent over three years as the gabbai of Yale's partnership minyan, Minyan Urim, and created JOFA's first high school programming for the 2007 conference.

Sunday December 8, 2013 3:35pm - 4:40pm

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