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Simchat Torah Firsts

Fri, 10/04/2013 - 10:58am -- JOFA

By Michal Dicker

This past Simchat Torah I had the fortune of dividing my time between two minyanim: the Mount Sinai Jewish Center in Washington Heights and Yavneh, the Orthodox minyan at Barnard College, Columbia University. This was one of the first times that I attended Mount Sinai and I was, therefore, apprehensive about spending Simchat Torah in a potentially non-women friendly atmosphere.

An Interview with JOFA Associate Director Aaron Steinberg

Thu, 08/22/2013 - 2:50pm -- JOFA

JOFA is proud to welcome the newest member of our professional team, Aaron Steinberg, who began his work as JOFA’s Associate Director in July. Aaron brings with him a passion for gender equality and a wealth of experience in Jewish communal life. JOFA’s Executive Director Elana Sztokman interviewed Aaron about his new role.

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