Between The Stones and A Hard Place
WITH ANAT HOFFMAN, DIRECTOR OF THE ISRAEL RELIGIOUS ACTION CENTER
Presenting the ongoing struggle of Women of the Wall, a group of Reform, Conservative and Orthodox Israeli women, who seek the right to conduct prayer services, read out loud from a Torah scroll and wear prayer shawls at the Western Wall—Judaism’s most sacred holy site.
ABOUT ANAT HOFFMAN:
Anat Hoffman has served as the Executive Director of Israel
Religious Action Center since April 2002. She previously served as a member of the Jerusalem City Council for 14 years, and she is one of the only women in Israel who served three terms on a city council. During those years, Anat built a reputation for being an effective and courageous fighter for social justice and equality as part of the opposition. Anat chose to devote her adult life to the Jewish value of Tikkun Olam, repairing the world. Parallel to these positions, she was active in important social organizations such as the Association for Civil Rights in Israel, the Israel Women’s Network, and Women in Black. Beginning in 1988, she served as Chairwoman of Women of the Wall, who fight for the rights of women to pray, read Torah, and wear talitot (prayer shawls) at the Western Wall.
Monday, April 23, 2018 at The Temple
Doors open: 6:45 pm • Program: 7:00 pm
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