Equal in Faith

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Starting tomorrow April 5 through Thursday April 7 please join JOFA collaborating with Radical Grace, Sojourners, Muslims for Progressive Values, Ordain Women, FutureChurch, and Faithfully Feminist for a conversation between women religious leaders of different faiths. These women will share challenges, opportunities, and personal experiences navigating women’s roles and leadership opportunities within their own communities — and how we can all benefit from sharing these lessons across faiths

This conversation will be moderated by Gina Messina-Dysert featuring Maharat Ruth Balinsky Friedman, Kate Kelly, Kathy KyoungAh Khang, Christine Schenk, and Ani Zonneveld. We’ll be crowdsourcing questions about how women across faiths challenge patriarchy and press for greater female leadership using the hashtag #EqualinFaith or fill in this questionnaire with questions for the panelists.

About the Author
Dr. Sharon Weiss-Greenberg is the Director of Communications and Development at ELI Talks. She is the former Executive Director of JOFA. For many years, Sharon has served as an educator and leader in the Jewish community. She was named by the Jewish Week as a person to watch as a "36 Under 36" honoree. Sharon has held a variety of professional roles including Director of Recruitment at Yeshivat Maharat and the Director of Online Engagement at the Consortium for Applied Studies in Jewish Education, and Rosh Moshava (Head of Camp) at Camp Stone. Sharon has served as the co-director and Orthodox adviser of the Orthodox Union Jewish Learning Initiative on Campus at Harvard Hillel and as the first Orthodox woman chaplain at Harvard University. She has taught at Yeshiva University High School for Girls in New York, Yavneh Academy in New Jersey, and the Denver Academy of Torah High School. Sharon earned her doctorate at New York University in Education and Jewish Studies, having concentrated on the female staff experience in the Jewish summer camp setting. She is an alumna of the Wexner Fellow/Davidson Scholarship graduate program She studied Talmud and halakha at The Drisha Institute for Jewish Education. She received her Masters in Education from the Azrieli Graduate School of Yeshiva University and received a B.A. in Sociology and Jewish History from Yeshiva University. Sharon can be reached at sharon@jofa.org.
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