Congregation Etz Hayim and ScholarStream

Congregation Etz Hayim is proud to be a co-sponsor of ScholarStream, an initiative of the RA, USCJ, JTS, and the Ziegler School of Rabbinic Studies to offer high-quality adult education opportunities. ScholarStream is a four-part series opportunity to learn from some of the world’s leading scholars and engage deeply with our texts and traditions. We are sponsoring the Ziegler series, Equity, Forgiveness and Intersectionality , taught by faculty from Ziegler, Rav Natan’s alma mater. Because the teachers are on the West Coast, pay attention that each session starts at 10 PM ET. Recordings of all sessions will be available for those who sign up.

In order to participate for free, use our special coupon code: ArlingtonFall20 (Code is case sensitive).

The Ziegler series, Equity, Forgiveness and Intersectionality, will be offered on the following dates and times, meeting for one hour each week:

Register HERE.

Join Ziegler faculty as they explore issues related to race, gender equality, intersectionality, and building a democracy of the future. Download the full descriptions for each Ziegler session HERE.

  • 11/11, Breaking the Glass Ceiling – A View from the Rabbinic Tradition: Rabbi Cheryl Peretz will examine the centuries old Jewish march towards gender equality and justice
  • 11/18, Communal Forgiveness: Rabbi Dr. Elliot Dorff will explore the concept of communal forgiveness
  • 12/2, What the Exodus Has to Teach Us About Intersectionality: Rabbi Dr. Gail Labovitz on what Exodus has to teach us about intersectionality
  • 12/9, Now What?: Rabbi Dr. Aryeh Cohen on building a multiracial democracy

You must register for each session you want to attend. You will receive the Zoom link one day before each session. The registration form may ask for credit card/billing info but registrants can click through without entering the information.

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