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Sunday, December 8 • 2:00pm - 2:55pm
No More Whispers: Talking Openly and Honestly about Mikvah

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Sponsored by Gail Katz and Meyer Bick

Explore diverse mikvah experiences through anonymous polling, creative activities and open facilitated discussion. Members of the JOFA community will share mikvah stories, and learn why it's crucial to make space to talk about our reactions to mikvah, both positive and negative. Learn techniques for opening up conversations about mikvah in your own community. This session is open to all.

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Sarah Mulhern

Sarah Mulhern is a student at the Rabbinical School of Hebrew College and a member of the Wexner Graduate Fellowship. She also serves as the Rabbinic Intern at the Boston Synagogue, an unaffiliated traditonal-egalitarian community in downtown Boston. Previously, she worked in the Department of Experiential Education at the American Jewish World Service, where she developed educational resources, led service-learning programs, and spoke and... Read More →
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Rori Picker Neiss

Rori Picker Neiss serves as the Director of Programming, Education and Community Engagement at Bais Abraham Congregation in St Louis, MO as she completes her final year of study at Yeshivat Maharat, a pioneering institution training Orthodox Jewish women to be spiritual leaders and halakhic authorities. As part of her work, Rori teaches private classes to brides and couples on the laws of Niddah and issues in sexuality. She previously served as... Read More →

Sunday December 8, 2013 2:00pm - 2:55pm

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