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Seventy for 70 - RZA Shabbaton

Saturday, April 14, 2018 • 29 Nisan 5778

8:30 AM - 7:00 PMMain Sanctuary

The Hebrew Institute of Riverdale and Religious Zionists of America are proud to announce a Scholar-in-Residence Shabbaton celebrating 70 years of the State of Israel. Join us to hear Rabbanit Dr. Jennie Rosenfeld speak at Shabbat morning Drasha and between Mincha & Maariv. 

Shabbat Morning Drasha: Eretz Yisrael: Between Dream and Reality

Between Mincha & Maariv: Truth, Lies, and Tradition: Altering Prayers in Light of Changing Realities 

Rabbanit Dr. Jennie Rosenfeld serves as the Manhiga Ruchanit in Efrat, appointed by Rabbi Shlomo Riskin, and also as the director of the Bet Din for financial  matters in Efrat. She received a "heter hora'ah" from Rabbi Shlomo Riskin and Rav Shuki Reich after completing studies at the Susi Bradfield Women's Institute for Halakhic Leadership at Midreshet Lindenbaum.
A graduate of Stern College for Women, Jennie completed the Yeshiva University Graduate Program in Advanced Talmudic Studies for Women along with an MS in Jewish Education at the Azrieli Graduate School. Jennie holds a PhD in English from the City University of New York Graduate Center, where she wrote her dissertation on "Talmudic-Rereadings: Toward a Modern Orthodox Sexual Ethic" as a Wexner Graduate Fellow. She co-authored Et Le'ehov: The Newlywed's Guide to Physical Intimacy (Gefen 2011; Hebrew translation 2013). She was named one of the "36 under 36" by the Jewish Week in 2008.
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