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HerTorah: Sarah Schenirer as a Model for Women*s Leadership Today

Hosted By: SVIVAH

“To Follow Your Calling”— Sarah Schenirer as a Model for Women*s Leadership Today

Sarah Schenirer rose from obscurity to become one of the most influential women in Jewish history. She successfully pioneered efforts to provide Jewish education for women, and her impact can be felt across the Jewish community to this day.

Join SVIVAH as they celebrate the life and legacy of Sarah Schenirer, pioneer of women’s Torah education, on her 87th yahrtzeit (anniversary of her passing)

Who was this woman?
How did she become such an impactful revolutionary?
What is her legacy for women* today?

This HerTorah features Leslie Ginsparg Klein + Talia Weisberg, scholars of Sarah Schenirer and the Bais Yaakov movement + Basya Schechter singing some of the original Bais Yaakov songs.

RSVP for Zoom link at www.svivah.org/happenings

HerTorah welcomes all those wishing to be included in a circle of Jewish women + learners of all backgrounds. Questions? Email connect@svivah.org

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SVIVAH’s mission is to empower, strengthen, and nourish Jewish women* through community. SVIVAH is a multigenerational, diverse, powerful collective of Jewish women* dedicated to inspiring, motivating, and celebrating life in sisterhood. In Hebrew, svivah means “to surround her'' and that is precisely our goal. We connect women to each other, to cross-generational wisdom, to Jewish learning, and to the resources we need, in an inclusive, women*-only space. We do this by curating Jewish faith experiences with women at the center, by producing wide-ranging programming, and by amplifying and partnering with organizations in line with our values. (*SVIVAH defines “Jewish woman” as anyone wishing to be included in a circle of Jewish women.)
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