Purim: Beyond the Costume


Starting tomorrow March 1 through Thursday March 3, please join JOFA for a conversation with day school educators and administrators about how they engage boys and girls on Purim in their respective schools. They will discuss a variety of challenging areas and new initiatives to engage students. Get involved in the conversation by submitting questions for the school educators to answer.

This conversation will be moderated by Tamar Cytryn featuring Rabbi Aaron Frank of SAR and soon to be head of school at Kinneret Day SchoolShira Greenspan of Yeshivat Noam, Rosh Kehilah Dina Najman of SAR, and Rabbi Noam Stein of Akiva Hebrew Day School.

Stay tuned for the whole conversation!

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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