Yoatzot Halacha

Yoatzot Halacha Across America

Yoatzot Halacha Across America

March 2014 

Yoatzot Halacha will be scholars in residence in over 25 communities & synagogues throughout North America and England in the month of March!

Yoatzot Halacha Across America is a Project of the Miriam Glaubach Center. 

California:

B'nai David-Judea Congregation, Los Angeles

Rachelle Sprecher:
Shabbat, March 29, Parshat Tazria - Drasha
Bnai David-Judea Congregation

8906 W Pico Blvd, Los Angeles, CA 90035
"Challenging Life: Circles of Tum'a & Tahara"

 

Shabbat Afternoon Community Forum - 5:30 PM (Mincha at 6:40 PM) open to men & women, childcare provided
Young Israel of Century City 
9317 West Pico Blvd, Los Angeles, CA 90035
"200,000 Questions Later: Yoatzot Halacha and The Modern Jewish Family"
Moderated by Sarah Emerson Helfand, Committee Member, Los Angeles Yoetzet Halacha

Saturday Night Event - 9 PM (for women only)
At the home of Tracey and Joey Goldstein 
9426 Oakmore Road 90035
“Paradigm Shift: Finding our Voices and Sense of Self through the Laws of Marriage”
Featuring Yoatzot Halacha Atara Eis and Rachelle Sprecher

Congregation Beth Jacob, Los Angeles

Leora Bednarsh:
Shabbat, March 29, Parshat Tazria - Drasha
Congregation Beth-Jacob
Beverly Hills, CA
Tahara as an Expression of Free Will

Shabbat Afternoon Community Forum - 5:30 PM (Mincha at 6:40 PM) open to men & women, childcare provided
Young Israel of Century City 
9317 West Pico Blvd, Los Angeles, CA 90035
“200,000 Questions Later: Yoatzot Halacha and The Modern Jewish Family”
Moderated by Sarah Emerson Helfand, Committee Member, Los Angeles Yoetzet Halacha

Saturday Night Event - 9 PM (for women only)
At the home of Tracey and Joey Goldstein 
9426 Oakmore Road 90035
“Paradigm Shift: Finding our Voices and Sense of Self through the Laws of Marriage”
Featuring Yoatzot Halacha Atara Eis and Rachelle Sprecher

Young Israel of Century City, Los Angeles

Atara Eis:
Shabbat, March 29, Parshat Tazria - Drasha
Young Israel of Century City
9317 W Pico Blvd, Los Angeles, CA 90035
To the Infinite and Beyond: Attaining Tahara

Shabbat Afternoon Community Forum - 5:30 PM (Mincha at 6:40 PM) open to men & women, childcare provided
Young Israel of Century City 
9317 West Pico Blvd, Los Angeles, CA 90035
“200,000 Questions Later: Yoatzot Halacha and The Modern Jewish Family”
Moderated by Sarah Emerson Helfand, Committee Member, Los Angeles Yoetzet Halacha

Saturday Night Event - 9 PM (for women only)
At the home of Tracey and Joey Goldstein 
9426 Oakmore Road 90035
“Paradigm Shift: Finding our Voices and Sense of Self through the Laws of Marriage”
Featuring Yoatzot Halacha Atara Eis and Rachelle Sprecher

Yeshiva of Los Angeles Girls High School, Los Angeles

Shalhevet High School, Los Angeles

Connecticut:

Minnie Manger-Marcia Lieberman Mikvah of Agudath Sholom, Stamford

Illinois:

Kehilat Chovevei Tzion, Skokie

Congregation Or Torah, Skokie

Massachusetts:

Young Israel of Sharon, Sharon

Atara Snowbell:
Friday, March 28, 9 PM 
At the home of the Ephraims
"Common Misconceptions about Hilkhot Niddah" (for women only) 


Shabbat morning, March 29, 11:15 AM 
Young Israel of Sharon D’var Torah

100 Ames St, Sharon, MA 02067

Shabbat evening, 6 PM 
Young Israel of Sharon

100 Ames St, Sharon, MA 02067
Shiur and Discussion for teenage women: “Miriam's Song of Independence”

Shabbat evening, 7 PM 
Young Israel of Sharon
100 Ames St, Sharon, MA 02067
Shiur and Discussion for couples: “Rivkah's Barrrenness” (child care will be available)

Maryland:

Kemp Mill Synagogue, Silver Spring

New Jersey:

Congregation Darchei Noam, Fair Lawn

Professor Nechama Price:

Sunday, March 30 - 10:00 AM
Congregation Darchei Noam, 

10-04 Alexander Avenue, Fair Lawn, N.J. 07410
"Behind Closed Doors, Intimacy: A Torah Perspective"

Sponsorships available. For more information, contact Shira Donath.

Netivot Shalom, Teaneck

Shoshana Samuels:
Shabbat, April 5 - Shabbat Afternoon Seudah Shlishit
Netivot Shalom

811 Palisade Ave, Teaneck, NJ 07666
"Challenges Couples Face in Keeping Taharat HaMishpacha"

Rinat Yisrael, Teaneck

Shoshana Samuels:
Shabbat morning, March 29, 
Drasha after Mussaf 
389 West Englewood Ave., Teaneck, New Jersey 07666 

Synagogue of the Suburban Torah Center, Livingston

Shoshana Samuels:
Sunday, March 23, 8 PM
"Behind the Scenes in Jewish Marriage: The What and Why of a Yoetzet Halacha"

Mikvah Chana, Synagogue of the Suburban Torah Center, and Congregation Etz Chaim.
For more information, contact info@mikvahchana.com
New York:

Kehilath Jeshurun, New York

Tova Ganzel:
Shabbat, March 29, after Mussaf
"Does Purity Matter Today?"

Kehilat Rayim Ahuvim, New York

Mt. Sinai Jewish Center, New York

Dena Block:
Sunday, March 30th – 10:00 AM
Mt. Sinai Jewish Center
135 Bennett Ave, New York, NY 10040
"The Sanctity of Intimacy"

The Jewish Center, New York

Tova Ganzel:
Shabbat, March 29
"Raising the Glass Ceiling: Participation of Religious Women in Israeli Halachic Discourse"

West Side Institutional, New York

Lisa Septimus:

Tuesdays in March (11th, 18th and 25th)
120 W 76th St, New York, NY 10023
3 part Kallah Class

Riverdale Jewish Center, Riverdale

Congregation Beth Sholom, Lawrence

Irving Place Minyan, Woodmere

Lisa Septimus:
Shabbat, March 29- 4:30 PM
Irving Place Minyan 
Old Woodmere, in a private home
“Marital Intimacy: Benefits and Challenges of the Laws of Family Life”

Email Tamar  for more information. 

Young Israel of North Woodmere, Woodmere

Young Israel of Plainview, Plainview

Avital Weissman:
Shabbat, March 29
Drasha after Mussaf & 
Seudah Shlishit for Women
Young Israel of Plainview
132 Southern Pkwy, Plainview, NY 11803

Email Avital for details.

Great Neck Synagogue, Great Neck

Dena Block:
Shabbat, March 29th
Great Neck Synagogue, Shabbat Morning Drasha
26 Old Mill Rd, Great Neck, NY 11023

Shabbat Afternoon in a Private Home, 4:30 PM  
"Seven Principles of Making Marriage Work- Jewish Style" 

Email Dena Block for more information.

Ohio:

Greenroad Synagogue, Cleveland

Congregation Torat Emet, Columbus

Pennsylvania:

Kohelet Yeshiva High School, Lower Merion

Tova Warburg Sinensky:
Sunday, March 9 - 8:00 - 9:30 PM
Kohelet Yeshiva Beit Midrash
223 N. Highland Ave
"From Bride to Mother-of-the-Bride and Beyond: A Refresher Class for Women of All Ages and Stages".

Contact Tova Warburg Sinensky for more information.

Texas:

Congregation Shaare Tefilah, Dallas

Sarah Cheses:
Shabbat, March 8 
Congregation Shaare Tefilah - 
After Services
6131 Churchill Way, Dallas, TX 75230
“Fertility, Family and Faith: a Halachik Perspective” 

Home of Sissy Zoller- 4 PM
 “From Pregnancy to Post-Partum: a Practical Halachik Guide”
 

Home of Tali Rosenberg - 8:30 PM 
“Intimacy Ignited: Kindling Love in your Marriage”
England:

Finchley Synagogue, London

Contact Atara Eis to bring a Yoetzet Halacha to your community at any time throughout the year atara@afnishmat.org