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*POSTPONED* Cahan Memorial Weekend of Learning

Past Sessions
Saturday, May 6, 2023 15 Iyyar 5783 - 6:30 PM
Friday, May 5, 2023 14 Iyyar 5783 - 7:30 PM

The Har Shalom Clergy Team is thrilled to invite Dr.  Michal Raucher, Assistant Professor of Jewish Studies at Rutgers University, as our guest for the Cahan Weekend of Learning 2023. Her research lies, "at the intersection of Israel Studies, Jewish Ethics, and the Anthropology of Women in Judaism." She has conducted research on Reproductive Ethics of Haredi Women in Israel, and has been published on Religion and Bioethics, Abortion Legislation in Israel, and other topics.  She works to improve reproductive rights for women. For more information about Dr. Raucher, click HERE.

Dr. Raucher will give the Sermon during Shabbat Morning Services on May 6 and be at Kiddush following services.

Please register below to join us for the different events throughout the weekend

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Please use the sections below to indicate your attendance plans for Weekend of Learning 2023 - Note that registration is separate for each activity, so please enter your name and email for each program you will attend


 
WISHLIST FOR CARE PACKAGES - Please leave items in the box marked with a yellow sign in the closet

Small/Travel Sized lotions and hand sanitizers | Lip balms/gloss | Maxi pads (preferably with wings) | Hard candy, gum | Small individually wrapped pieces of chocolate | Single use heating pads (Thermacare, etc.) | Smalls packs of tissues | Small tubes of painkillers

FRIDAY, MAY 5 at 7:30PM | Shabbat Dinner & Study of Jewish Texts on Abortion at Har Shalom
Welcome in Shabbat together with song, learning, and fine dining -- wine included!
 

 
   Adult - Meat Meal
   Child - Meat Meal
   Adult - Vegetarian Meal
   Child - Vegetarian Meal

SATURDAY, MAY 6 at 6:30PM | Intimate discussion of real-life accounts of Abortion experiences through a Jewish lens ending with Havdalah at the home of a congregant (address will be sent prior to program)

Program intended for parents with/without their teen/young adult children

 

SUNDAY, MAY 7 any time between 9:00AM - 11:00AM | Drop-in program at Har Shalom to assemble care packages and write cards for the Potomac Family Planning Center

 
WISHLIST FOR CARE PACKAGES - Please leave items in the box marked with a yellow sign in the closet

Small/Travel Sized lotions and hand sanitizers | Lip balms/gloss | Maxi pads (preferably with wings) | Hard candy, gum | Small individually wrapped pieces of chocolate | Single use heating pads (Thermacare, etc.) | Smalls packs of tissues | Small tubes of painkillers
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