Being A Modern Jewish Woman:

What's it mean to YOU? All welcome for a panel + free brunch

Sunday, February 17, 2013, 11:30 A.M.

Join the Jewish Women's Forum at Hillel, 1429 Hill St.

For a brunch, discussion and panel of women answering the questions of what it means for them to be modern Jewish women.


Joining together a panel of women from diverse Jewish backgrounds across Ann Arbor and Metro Detroit, we will explore various identities that intersect with being a Jewish woman in today's society.


We will be hearing from:

Nehama Glogower, Rebbetsin of the Ann Arbor Orthodox Minyan and Chaplain for St. Joseph Mercy Hospice, Howell.

Clare Kinberg, who is active in the Jewish Multiracial Network.

Judy Lewis, formerly the Executive Director of the Jewish Gay Network of Michigan, is currently the Director of Affirmations Faith Alliance and a member of both the LGBT Older Adult Coalition and Gay Elders of Southeast Michigan.

Tilly Shames, Executive Director of UM Hillel.

Ruth Tsoffar, UM Associate Professor Comparative Literature and Women's Studies and Faculty Associate in the Frankel Institute for Advanced Jewish Studies.

Batya Wyma, who was raised as a strong protestant Christian and converted to Orthodox Judaism in July of 2012.


All are welcome, men & women, students, faculty & members of the community alike. Free brunch will be served!


PLEASE RSVP TO: alakritz@umich.edu or cshecter@umich.edu, and contact us with any questions or comments. (Food is only for the first 40 who have RSVP'd)


Jewish Women's Forum

Jewish Women’s Forum (JWF) is a Hillel student group at the University of Michigan. JWF aims to engage women on campus in community activities and provide a space for meaningful dialogue, growth, and friendship.

Being a modern Jewish woman: what does it mean to YOU? Brunch, discussion and panel

Sunday, Feb 17th, 11:30am

1429 Hill St

Ann Arbor, MI