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Gender, Power and Creation with Rabbi Shoshanah Conover of Temple Sholom

Monday, August 12, 2019 11 Av 5779

12:00 PM - 1:00 PMChicago Loop Synagogue, 16 S. Clark

Looking at Torah and a powerful Midrash, Rabbi Shoshanah Conover will explore Gender and Power issues in Judaic texts and show how translations and misunderstandings have impacted our world yesterday, today and tomorrow.

Rabbi Shoshanah Conover is an associate rabbi at Temple Sholom of Chicago. She earned a B.A. in English Literature and Creative Writing with honors from the University of Wisconsin-Madison. Her love of the Jewish people and Jewish texts as well as a strong commitment to social justice led her to rabbinical school. Rabbi Conover is a Senior Rabbinic Fellow of the Shalom Hartman Institute. She serves on the Executive Committee of the Chicago Board of Rabbis as well as the Rabbinic, Educator, Cantorial Advisory Committee (RECC) of Olin Sang Ruby Union Institute (OSRUI). She is a leader in the pioneering work of the Illinois Religious Action Center of Reform Judaism (RAC-IL) and serves on the Steering Committee of the Chicago Status of Women and Girls Working Group. She proudly sits on the Board of the Midwest Region of the Anti-Defamation League (ADL).

Cost is $15 - Includes a kosher lunch.

To register or if you have any questions, contact the Chicago Loop Synagogue office at (312) 346-7370 or email

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