All welcome to join us for a relaxing & social Shabbat afternoon class located on the terrace at the home of Jeff Stier, chairman of JICNY's Board. Every month we feature a new guest speaker.
Refreshments, Fresh Fruit, Cold Drinks & Great people!
With Guest Speaker, Dr Adena Berkowitz, Co-Founder & Scholar-in-Residence of Kol HaNeshamah NYC
TOPIC "My Body My Choice? What does Judaism say about autonomy and decision making ranging from abortion to tattoos."
Dr. Adena K. Berkowitz is Scholar-in-Residence/co-founder of Kol HaNeshamah NYC, an outreach congregation dedicated to re-energizing the spiritual life of Jews. She received her Master’s and Doctorate in Jewish Ethics from the Jewish Theological Seminary, law degree from Yeshiva University's Cardozo School of Law, where she was a Samuel Belkin Scholar. A past Director of the Secretariat of the International Jewish Committee on Interreligious Consultations (IJCIC), she is the co-author (with Rivka Haut) of Shaarei Simcha, Gates of Joy, a mini-prayer book and the first liturgical work written in the modern era by Orthodox women and author of a forthcoming (2015) Passover Haggadah with original commentary. A Visiting Lecturer at Yeshivat Chovevei Torah Rabbinical School , she lives in New York with her husband Rabbi Zev Brenner and children.
**This JICNY event is open to everyone.
DATE: Saturday, June 10th, 2017
ADDRESS: Home of Jeff Stier 41 West 96th Street, Apt 1B (between Columbu Ave & Central Park W)
COST: No Charge
RSVP: None needed, just show up
**Please note if it is raining at 5:00pm on Saturday, the event will be cancelled
Sat, 06/10/2017 - 5:30pm
Sat, 06/10/2017 - 7:30pm
Home of Jeff Stier 41 West 96th Street, Apt 1B (Terrace)
(between Columbus Ave and CPW)
New York, New York 10025