6.45 p.m.: Wine and Cheese, Dessert and Coffee
7.30 p.m.: Speaker and Film
Discussion led by Dr. Rachael Turkienicz
Dr. Turkienicz holds a Ph.D. in Talmudic and Midrashic Studies from Brandeis University. She is the founder and director of Rachael’s Centre for Torah, Mussar & Ethics, which promotes learning of Jewish texts, interfaith programmes and building online communities.
93QUEEN follows Rachel “Ruchie” Freier, a
no-nonsense Hasidic lawyer and mother of six who is determined to shake up the “boys club” in her Hasidic community by creating Ezras Nashim, the first all-female ambulance corps in NYC.
Ruchie and an engaging cast of Hasidic women are risking their reputations by taking matters into their own hands to provide dignified emergency
medical care to the Hasidic women and girls of
In the midst of this already ground-breaking
endeavour, Ruchie announces that she had decided to take her burgeoning feminism even further: She entered the race for civil court judge in Brooklyn’s 5th Municipal Court District.
Cost: Temple Members: $20; Non-members: $25
Priority registration for Temple members only until midnight Thursday, March 28. After that date, registration is open to all.
For more information, call Marcie at 416.487.4161 or e-mail firstname.lastname@example.org..
Marcie GoldbergProgramming Coordinatorprograms@templesinai.net