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HOLY HEROINES - with Rabbi Leah Novick

Celebrating the contributions of women to Jewish tradition

  • Ended
  • 15 US dollars
  • Zoom Link will be sent upon registration

Service Description

Chadeish Yameinu Jewish Renewal, Temple Beth El, Ruach Hamidbar, Congregation Beth Israel & Congregation Beth Shalom present: HOLY HEROINES Celebrating the contributions of women to Jewish tradition with Rabbi Leah Novick ~~~~~~ Remembering mystics and healers, writers and activists who emerged in many cultures and time periods long before 20th century feminism. Each week we will consider the legacy of women whose gifts to Jewish culture merit a place in our literature, our art and our spiritual life. Four Mondays in February, 7:00 - 8:30 pm February 1st: Dona Gracia Nasi - 16th century Portugese Visionary and Philanthropist February 8th: Malka of Belz - 18th-19th century Eastern European Healer and miracle worker February 15th: Penina Moise - early 19th century American Poet and educator February 22nd: Bertha Pappenheim - Founder, Judische Freunbunde 1920’s Germany ~~~~~~~~~~~~~ Ordained in 1987, by Rabbi Zalman Schachter-Shalomi, Rabbi Leah Novick is author of “On the Wings of Shekhinah: Re-Discovering Judaism’s Divine Feminine" and creator of a CD of guided meditations with music by Desert Wind. A student of Zohar, Rabbi Leah connects mystical insights to biographical data, adding music and meditation to the portrayal of each heroine:

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