Adult Education – Hidden Jews of the American Southwest

February 20, 2020, 7:30 pm - 9:00 pm
Beth Sholom Synogogue
1011 N Market St
Frederick, MD 21701

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This class will focus on the aftermath of the Expulsion of the Jews from Spain. Where did they settle? How did they survive? What were their customs? How do they live today?

Rabbi Leila Gal Berner received her Ph.D. from UCLA. She was first ordained by the Reconstructionist Rabbinical College in 1989. In 2009, she was ordained by Reb Zalman Schachter-Shalomi zā€l, founder of the movement for Jewish Renewal. She has taught at several major colleges and universities: Reed and Swarthmore Colleges; Emory, George Washington, and American Universities. She is currently Dean of Students of the ALEPH Alliance for Jewish Renewal Ordination Program.