Wednesdays: Our Clergy and Their Mentors

Wednesdays: Our Clergy and Their Mentors
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Our Clergy and Their Mentors
Eight Wednesdays from 12:00 – 1:00 p.m.

Join our clergy and meet the teachers that influenced them most as they discuss their relationships and their philosophies about life, Judaism, and being a rabbi or cantor in 2021.

  • January 13 -- Rabbi Susan Nanus and Rabbi Miriam Hamrell, Founder and Senior Rabbi of Congregation Ahavat Torah, Los Angeles. 
    Love, Connection, Closeness - Creating a Synagogue based on Feminine Values.
  • January 20 -- Rabbi Elissa Ben Naim and Rabbi Karen Fox, Rabbi Emerita of Wilshire Boulevard Temple, Professor of Rabbinics at HUC, Los Angeles and the Third Woman in the United States to be Ordained.  
    The Fight for Respect and Acceptance - How the First Women Rabbis Paved the Way and Changed Everything.
  • January 27 -- Rabbi Joel Nickerson and Rabbi Ed Feinstein, Senior Rabbi of Valley Beth Shalom.
  • February 3 -- Cantor Lisa Peicott and Cantor Perryne Anker, Cantorial Dean of AJR-CA.
    The Role of Women in the Cantorate.
  • February 10 -- Rabbi Steve Leder and Rabbi Gary Zolla, Ph.D, Executive Director of The American Jewish Archives and Professor of the American Jewish Experience and Reform Jewish History at HUC, Cincinnati.
    What Does the Past Tell Us About the Future of Judaism?
  • February 17 -- Rabbi Beau Shapiro and Rabbi Michael Friedman, Senior Rabbi of Temple Israel, Westport, CT.
    The Role of the Rabbi in the 21st Century.
  • February 24 -- Cantor Don Gurney and Cantor Israel Goldstein, Renowned Synagogue Composer,  Cantorial Director Emeritus and Professor at HUC New York.
  • March 3 -- Rabbi David Eshel and Rabbi Don Goor, Rabbi Emeritus, Temple Judea, Tarzana, CA.  
    No Longer Orthodox or Nothing: The Growth of Progressive Judaism in Israel. 


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