Jewish Studies Interdisciplinary Program

Pushing the Boundaries from Within

Tuesday, November 7, 2017 - 12:30pm to 1:45pm

Jerome Richfield 201

Rabbanit Alissa ThomRabbanit Alissa Thomas-Newbornas-Newborn, L.A.’s first congregational Orthodox female “rabbi”

Rabbanit Alissa is the first Orthodox woman to serve as a clergy member in Los Angeles.  She serves with Rabbi Yosef Kanefsky at Congregation B’nai David-Judea Congregation.  She was ordained from the Yeshivat Maharat, Orthodox women's rabbinical school.  She will explain her approach to the issue of women's ordination and her work today in the Modern Orthodox world.

Photo: Rabbanit Alissa Thomas-Newborn

For your convenience, a map to the event is provided.

Everyone is invited. but space is limited. Please call (818) 677-4724 or email to reserve a seat.