Masorti Judaism

Women's Forum 2018

The Masorti Women's Forum 2018 - Sunday 11th March 2018

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£10 in advance
£12 on the door
£6 concessions

Please join us for high quality, thought provoking Jewish learning by and for women across our movement, at our Fourth Annual Masorti Women's Forum. 

We are delighted to announce that our keynote speaker will be Luciana Berger MP.

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If you would like more information, contact Raya -

Here are the other sessions:

Yi’shar Koach – May Your Song Be a Source of Strength.
Chazan Bex Blumenfeld
In the past, women have had their voices shushed, and it’s time to change that. Come along and find out how and why to sing with vigour before the Almighty Divine One.

Is a Woman’s Voice Forbidden?
Chazan Jaclyn Chernett
The origins of not allowing a woman’s voice to be heard come from a questionable source. What does it mean, who disallowed it and is it still relevant?    

Commissioning Power: A Discussion with Women Editors, Curators and Programmers. 
Chloe Julius, editor of Quest, and her panel discuss what it means to commission women artists.
With Rebecca Taylor from Jewish Renaissance, Ruth Novaczek and Monica Bohm-Duchen.    

Ambition, Thy Name is Woman: Tales From Eden and Beyond.
Lisa Kogen
Through a variety of literary, religious and artistic texts, we will look at how ambition and persistence - when exhibited by women - are often negatively portrayed.    

Power, Silence and #MeToo: Jewish Responses to Sexual Harassment.
Rabbi Daniella Kolodny
What are some classical and contemporary responses to sexual harassment in the workplace?  How do modern Jews respond?

The Tzitzit Guy and the Prostitute
Zahavit Shalev
Once upon a time, a man who cared about the mitzvah of tzitzit went to visit a very famous prostitute. They ended up getting married and living happily ever after. What? Shall we try that again? Once upon a time there was a successful prostitute who was ready for a change…

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