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Sunday, November 17 • 4:20pm - 5:20pm
Sarah Schenirer to Sara Hurwitz: The Evolution of Jewish Women's Education

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The first successful movement to provide Jewish girls with a religious education, Bais Yaakov just celebrated 100 years in operation. Learn about Sarah Schenirer - the Hasidic, divorced, thirtysomething who founded Bais Yaakov - and the indelible mark she has made on Jewish women's education, past and present.

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Talia Weisberg

Talia Weisberg is a student at the Beit Midrash Program of Yeshivat Maharat. She wrote her Harvard College honors thesis about the Bais Yaakov movement and the evolution of Orthodox women's formal religious education. Talia also serves on the board of the Orthodox Minyan at Harvard... Read More →


Sunday November 17, 2019 4:20pm - 5:20pm
G-25 384 Harvard Campus