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Sunday, December 8 • 10:35am - 11:30am
Brown Bear, Brown Bear, What Do You See? I See a Feminist Looking at Me: Shaping Our Children's Sensibilities

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Sponsored by Ariela Rosenberg Brafman and Yonatan Brafman in celebration of our future feminist.

A discussion about shaping feminist values for boys and girls in the Orthodox world. Learn how to address the challenges of preaching equality within the framework of a practice that ascribes specific gender roles. Panelists will talk about their efforts to teach balance and equality, while embracing Orthodox traditions.

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Rabba Sara Hurwitz

Rabba Sara Hurwitz is on the Rabbinic staff at the Hebrew Institute of Riverdale and serves as Dean of Yeshivat Maharat, the first Orthodox program to ordain women as clergy. Rabba Sara graduated from Barnard College, Columbia University and completed Drisha’s three-year Scholars... Read More →
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Samantha Kur

Ms. Samantha Kur teaches English at Ma’ayanot Yeshiva High School for Girls. She earned a B.A. in English and an M.A. in English Education from the University of the Witwatersrand in Johannesburg, South Africa. She has also taught English, History and Drama in South Africa and... Read More →
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Rabbi Yossi Pollak

Rabbi Yossi Pollak is a 2005 musmakh of Yeshivat Chovevei Torah Rabbinical School. After 8 years serving in the pulpit at The National Synagogue in Washington, DC, the Stanton Street Shul on the Lower East Side of NYC, and Beit Chaverim Synagogue in Westport, CT, Rabbi Pollak has... Read More →

Sunday December 8, 2013 10:35am - 11:30am

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