Loading…
This event has ended. Create your own event → Check it out
This event has ended. Create your own
Click here to register for the JOFA Conference!

Below is the current list of sessions scheduled at the JOFA Conference. Check back often for speaker updates, and for the full schedule. 
The JOFA conference is being sponsored in part by the David Berg Foundation and many other private and corporate sponsors. A full list of sponsors will be available at the conference. 
View analytic
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

Sign up or log in to save this to your schedule and see who's attending!

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.

Moderators
Speakers
avatar for Rabba Sara Hurwitz

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 Circle Program. She was ordained in 2009 by Rabbi Avi Weiss and Rabbi Daniel Sperber. Rabba Sara was awarded the Hadassah Foundation Bernice S. Tannenbaum prize in... Read More →
avatar for Samantha Kur

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 England, and Tanakh, Talmud and English at schools in Massachusetts and New Jersey. Samantha studied as a Fellow at the Pardes Institute for Jewish Studies in Israel... Read More →
avatar for Rabbi Yossi Pollak

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 recently embarked on a new career as a Jewish educator. He is the Lead Instructor in Tanach for the Pre-Collegiate Learning Center of New Jersey in East Brunswick, NJ... Read More →


Sunday December 8, 2013 10:35am - 11:30am
1.105

Attendees (17)