Upcoming Events

JOFA Cleveland and JOFA Chicago welcome Executive Director Sharon Weiss-Greenberg, Ph.D.
July 23 - August 2

Cleveland, OH:
Thursday, July 23 7:00pm
Women in Communal Prayer: A Quest for Meaning and Kavanah
Home of Sue Borison: email [email protected] for more information

Sugar Grove, PA:
JOFA visits Camp Stone for Shabbat and Tisha B'Av

Chicago, IL:
Wednesday, July 29  7:00pm
From Exception to Acceptance: The Blemished Kohen as a Model for Gender Equity
Anshei Sholom B'nei Israel Congregation: 540 West Melrose Street, Chicago

Thursday, July 30 7:30pm
All About JOFA
Northbrook Community Synagogue: 2548 Jasper Court, Northbrook

Shabbat, August 1  
9:15 am
Shabbat Morning Drasha 
Kol Sasson, 3601 Dempster, Skokie

Ms. President: The Halakhic Obligation For Women to Serve the Jewish Community in the Public Sphere
Skokie Valley Agudath Jacob: 8825 East Prairie Road, Skokie

Save the Date!

JOFA's Tribute Dinner
Sunday, November 15 at 5:30 pm
Guastavino's, 409 E. 59th St, NYC

Monique (Nicky) Katz, M.D. 
& Gail A. Katz

Rabbi Daniel Sperber, Ph.D. 

Audrey Axelrod Trachtman
& Chaim Trachtman, M.D.

Honorary Chair
Carol Kaufman Newman 

Sarah Blechner 
Rabbi Lila Kagedan
Debbie Katz


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"Rabbinic Authority"

The Spring 2015 JOFA Journal focusing on Rabbinic Authority is now available online! 

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Rabbi Herzfeld

JOFA means so much to you. JOFA is the place where you share ideas with like-minded people. JOFA is where you find the tools for advancing social change in your community.  Being a member of JOFA enables you to connect with people, like you, who are working to make the religious world a better place for women -- and men.  JOFA is you. It’s who you are. It’s your identity, your voice, and your community. Become a member and stay connected to people just like you. JOFA is where you belong.



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