Kingsway Jewish Center and OU Present Second Annual Women’s Day of Learning, November 18
November 12, 2012
KINGSWAY JEWISH CENTER AND ORTHODOX UNION PRESENT SECOND ANNUAL WOMEN’S DAY OF LEARNING, NOVEMBER 18
The Kingsway Jewish Center of Brooklyn, in conjunction with the Orthodox Union Department of Community Services, announces its second Yom Iyun L’Nashim-Women’s Day of Learning on Sunday, November 18 beginning at 9:30 a.m. at the Kingsway Catering Hall, 2902 Kings Highway. Doors open at 9:00 a.m.
Leading educators throughout the day include:
• 9:00 a.m. Opening Remarks:
Rebbetzin Esther Tokayer
• 9:30 a.m.:
Devorah Chasky, formerly of Midreshet Lindenbaum:
“Cinderella, Macy’s and the Sages: A Theological Exploration of Clothing in Biblical and Aggadic Literature”
• 10:30 a.m.:
Yael Krumbein, Professor of History at Touro College:
“A Day in the Life of a Jewish Woman in Medieval Times”
• 12:30 p.m.:
Professor Smadar Eliach Rosensweig, Professor of Bible at Stern College for Women of Yeshiva University, and Biblical Studies at Allegra Franco Sephardic Women’s Teachers College:
“Women at the Cross Roads of Leadership, in Tanach”
Refreshments will be available all day and a light lunch will be served at 11:30 a.m.
The event (which includes all lectures, refreshments, handouts and lunch) for those who pre-register is $20 for Kingsway members and $35 for non-members. For walk-ins, the price is $25 for Kingsway members and $40 for non-members.
To register, call OU Community Services at 212.613.8300, or Kingsway Jewish Center at 718.258.8300.
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