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HerTorah: Summer Edition

  • Soupergirl Takoma 314 Carroll Street Northwest Washington, DC, 20012 United States (map)

Join us once again for a powerful evening of connection over text and an amplification of women’s Torah perspectives. HerTorah is a program offered in partnership with SVIVAH and Maharat.

This program is appropriate for learners of all levels/backgrounds. Women* 12+ welcomed.

Summer Supper with Aliza Sperling

Join us for a summer evening together enjoying beautiful Torah, beautiful food, and fabulous company. HerTorah will gather at Soupergirl Takoma for a light supper and another opportunity to learn from one another. RSVPs gratefully appreciated; seats are limited.

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Registration for this gathering is full.

We’re sorry to miss you, but glad we don’t have to wait long! RSVP for our next gathering on Sunday 9/8!

"When Teachers Disappoint Us": Aliza Sperling will take us through a discussion of the role teachers play in our lives, the impact they have, and our expectations of those who teach us -- both formally and informally. An opportunity to reflect on the humanity of our teachers; what we value, need, and expect from them in their roles, and if it is possible to protect ourselves when they let us down. A perfect conversation for summer vacation!
Sponsorships & Dedications are most gratefully welcomed. Reach out to connect@svivah.org

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Aliza Sperling

teaches Jewish texts and thought to adults and youth throughout the DC area, and designs innovative text-based curricula and educational programs for various Jewish schools and organizations. She is a graduate of Yeshivat Maharat, a faculty member of member of the Wexner Foundation, and an iCenter fellow. She also authored a halachic analysis of whether a blind person may read Torah for the collective. Aliza is the Director of the HerTorah program of SVIVAH.

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HerTorah gathers together a diverse community of Jewish women t

o connect over our shared heritage, explore our collective wisdom, and elevate o

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from one another.

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