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Conference:
This is My Prayer -- Va'ani Tefillati
Jewish Women in Prayer
March 1, 2009
Plenary Keynote: Jewish Women's Prayers Are Coming Home!
Dr. Aliza Lavie

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Conference Program

9:15    Registration

 

9:45    Welcoming remarks Dr. Anne Lapidus Lerner

          Debbie Friedman teaching "Va'ani Tefillati"

                       

          Plenary Keynote JTS Rudin Lecture

          Dr. Aliza Lavie

 

11:00-11:50 AM Learning Sessions

     

I(a).  History of women's prayer: Dr. Chava Weissler with Aliza Lavie

           

II(a).  Creating Prayer

        Rabbi Susan Schnur
       
Merle Feld

        Hazzan Benjie-Ellen Schiller

 

III(a).  Creating Ritual: Dr. Vanessa Ochs

 

IV(a).  Traditional and Non-Traditional Mikveh Rituals: Anita Diamant

           

V(a).  Prayer Quilting: Heather Stoltz 

                         

 VI(a).  The Theology of Personal Prayer

           Rivka Haut                    

           Rabbi Joy Levitt

           Rabbi Abby Sosland 

           

VII(a).  Halakhic Considerations in Innovating Prayer
 

    Rabbi Judith Hauptman                       

    Lisa Schlaff

    Devora Zlochower

 

12:00-12:45 pm Lunch and networking

 

1:00– 1:50  PM Learning Sessions

 

I(b).  History of women's prayer: Dr. Chava Weissler with Aliza Lavie

 

II(b).    Prayer as Healing
          Hazzan Danielle Ben Simhon

          Rabbi Rachel Cowan
          Renée  Septimus

 

III(b).  Creating Ritual:  Vanessa Ochs

 

IV(b).  Traditional and Non-Traditional Mikveh Rituals: Anita Diamant

 

V(b).  Prayer Quilting: Heather Stoltz 

 

VI(b).  The Theology of Personal Prayer

          Rabbi Nina Beth Cardin
          Dr. Lori Lefkowitz

 

VII(b). Halakhic Considerations in Innovating Prayer  

    Dr. Adena Berkowitz

    Rabbi Judith Hauptman                       

    Rosh Kehillah Dina Najman 

 

2:00 – 2 30  Intra-group meetings

 

2:40 – 3:30 Plenary: Prayer and Community: An Interdenominational Conversation

            Moderator: Blu Greenberg

            Panelists: Rabbi Debra Cantor, Congregation Bnai Sholom, Newington, CT.

            Madrichah Ruhanit Sara Hurwitz,  Hebrew Institute of Riverdale (NY)
            Rabbi Shira Milgrom  Congregation Kol Ami, White Plains, NY

            Rabbi Yael Ridberg, West End Synagogue, New York, NY

          

3:30 Closing celebration :   Hazzan Debbie Friedman

 

Closing words: Dr. Anne Lapidus Lerner

 
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