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Scholar-in-Residence/Community Lunch with Michal Raucher

Saturday, January 28, 2023 6 Shevat 5783

12:30 PM - 3:00 PMManhattan Country School, 150 West 85th Street (between Amsterdam & Columbus)

Michal Raucher will be Darkhei Noam's next Shabbat Scholar-in-Residence and will address the community three times during Shabbat: 

1. Kabbalat Shabbat - The Exodus: What are the Stories We Don't Share?

2. Before Musaf - Does Liberation Mean We All End Up in the Wilderness?

3. Community lunch following kiddush - From Justification to Justice: Jewish Sources on Abortion

Registration for lunch closes Wednesday, January 25 at noon.

Babysitting available during lunch.

**Sponsorship opportunity available.


Michal Raucher is Undergraduate Director and Associate Professor of Jewish Studies at Rutgers. In her research she is interested in how Jewish women in the US and Israel push boundaries, reinforce norms, and construct moral worlds. She is currently researching the ordination of Orthodox Jewish women in Israel and America. She is the author of Conceiving Agency: Reproductive Authority Among Haredi Women (Indiana University Press, 2020). Dr. Raucher has a PhD in Religious Studies with a graduate certificate in Gender and Sexual Studies from Northwestern University, an MA in Bioethics from UPenn, and BAs in Hebrew Bible from JTS and in Religion from Columbia University. 


Registration for lunch is now closed. Please email Jordana at for availability.

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