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Speakers/Workshops for 2019/2020

Adult Education Speakers/Workshops for 2019/20

At the Miles Nadal Jewish Community Centre, third floor

Saturday, September 7, 2019, 1:00 p.m., Sister Scholars, Or How Orthodox Women Took the Torah into Their Own Hands, Prof. Naomi Seidman (University of Toronto)

Friday, September 27, 2019, 7:30 p.m., Alphabet of Wrongdoing: A Musical High Holy Day Adult Learning Session, Chazzan Daniela Gesundheit with her musical collaborator Johnny Spence

Saturday, November 2, 1:15 p.m., Holocaust Education Week Presentation – Selfies, Tattoos, and the “Yolocaust”: When Holocaust Remembrance Goes Wrong, Daniel Panneton (Programs & Education Assistant at the Sarah and Chaim Neuberger Holocaust Education Centre)

Saturday, December 7, 2019, 1:00 p.m., The Queer Evangelist, Rev. Dr. Cheri DiNovo (Trinity St Paul’s Centre for Faith, Justice and the Arts)

Saturday, January 4, 2020, 1:00 p.m., Topic TBA, Risha Devi (Parvati.Org)

Saturday, February 1, 2020, 1:00 p.m., On Jewish Museums, Prof. Shelley Hornstein (York University)

Saturday, March 7, 2020, 1:00 p.m., Matriarch or Trans…, Rabbi Justin Lewis (University of Manitoba)

Saturday, April 4, 2020, 1:00 p.m., Wandering Home: A Jewish Response to Climate Change, Prof. Andrea Most (University of Toronto)

Saturday, May 2, 2020, 1:00 p.m., Jewish Poetry and the Forms of Belonging, Prof. Karen Weisman (University of Toronto)

Saturday, June 13, 2020, Annual Pride evening, Topic and Speaker TBA

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