Ms. Jennifer Seligman

Jennifer SeligmanRegion: Passiac, NJ
Honorarium: $180

Biography:
Jennifer Seligman graduated Magna cum Laude from SUNY Binghamton with a BA in Judaic Studies and a minor in music. After studying in both the Yesodot and Beit Midrash programs at Drisha, she graduated from the Scholar's Circle in 2004. A Bay Area native, she taught Talmud and Tanach at the Jewish Community High School of the Bay in San Francisco, California for the 2004-05 academic year, in addition to a concentrated Talmud course for Summer 2005. She has lectured in different communities in New Jersey, including Passaic and Deal, and currently teaches at the Beit Midrash at Shearith Israel (the Spanish-Portuguese Synagogue) in New York City. She lives in Fair Lawn, New Jersey, with her husband, Ben, and her sons, Eli and Alex.

Topics:

  • Women and Hair Covering
  • Women and Mitzvot, including Bircat ha Mazon and Zimmun
  • Can Women Dance with/touch a Sefer Torah?
  • The Four Sons: their Biblical Sources, and the Haggada's Interpretations
  • Teaching Torah to Children of Unaffiliated Jews

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