MaHaRa"T Sara Hurwitz

MaHaRa"T Sara HurwitzRegion: New York
Honorarium: One time lecture $200 - $400

Biography:
MaHaRa"T Sara Hurwitz is the Madricha Hilchatit, Ruchanit, and Toranit at the Hebrew Institute of Riverdale. She is also the Curricular Researcher and Writer for JOFA's Gender and Orthodoxy Curriculum Project. She graduated from Drisha Institute for Jewish Education's 3-year Scholars Circle Program, received a B.A. from Barnard College, Columbia University, studied at Midreshet Lindenbaum in Israel, and served as a CLAL Fellow. Sara was co-director of Lights in Action, where she wrote curriculum, taught, and directed programs on college campuses. She has also taught at Drisha, the JCC of Manhattan, CLAL, and at various synagogues in the New York area. Sara continues to study halacha under the auspices of Rabbi Avi Weiss.

Topics:

  • Back to Basics: Judaism 101
  • Laws of Niddah
  • Women and Head Covering
  • Laws of Mourning and tearing kriyah
  • Lighting Shabbat Candles: Laws and Minhagim
  • Parshat Hashavua Drasha/Shiur
  • Women in the Talmud

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