The Magic of Shtisel

Thursday, May 13, 7 PM – $10 per household

Shtisel is a Netflix series about family life in a Haredi community set in Geula, Jerusalem. It offers insight into what living in this close-knit community may be like from the point of view of the Shtisel family. Clothed in the world of the ultra-Orthodox, Shtisel is a human story about family, love, and community.

Join Morah (teacher) Yehudis Fishman, Rabbi Marc Soloway, and Daphne Lazar Price, the Executive Director of JOFA (Jewish Orthodox Feminist Alliance), for a lively discussion on this global Israeli hit drama. 

The eagerly-awaited third season was released on March 25. ​The cost of this program is $10 per household. Please REGISTER HERE

Morah Yehudis Fishman has been teaching Torah and Chassidic philosophy to people of all ages and backgrounds for over fifty years. For six years, she was the spiritual director of Congregation Aish Kodesh in Boulder CO. Today, she continues to teach and counsel. Her qualities of erudition, relevance, sensitivity, and humor endear her to a broad spectrum of students.

Rabbi Marc  Soloway is a native of London, England where he was an actor and practitioner of complementary medicine before training as a rabbi in London, Jerusalem and Los Angeles. He was ordained at the Ziegler School of Rabbinical Studies at the American Jewish University in 2004 and has been the spiritual leader at Bonai Shalom in Boulder ever since. 

Daphne Lazar Price is the Executive Director of JOFA (the Jewish Orthodox Feminist Alliance). Daphne stepped into this role after years of experience in the Jewish non-profit world. Daphne was the Development Director of the Religious Action Center of Reform Judaism (RAC) and is also the former North American Director of the Muslim Leadership Initiative at the Shalom Hartman Institute of North America. More recently she served as a Vice President at West End Strategy Team.
Daphne received a BA with honors in Religious Studies from York University and an MA in Judaic Studies from Concordia University. She is currently an adjunct professor of Jewish Law at Georgetown University Law Center. She is active in the Orthodox community of Silver Spring, MD, where she lives with her husband and two children.

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