JOFA UK Conference

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Pre Conference Events

Before the conference, there will be several opportunities to hear from our conference speakers in various communities around London. 

Wednesday 24 June 8:15pm in Edgware, Rav Ysoscher Katz: Were the Talmudic Sages Proto-Feminists? 
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Shabbat 27 June in Edgware, Yoetzet Halacha Nechama Goldman Barash : Jephte's Daughter (men and women) Sanctity and Sexuality (women only)

Shabbat 27 June 6pm in Finchley, Rabba Sara Hurwitz: Profile of a Talmudic Rabbi's wife: Agent of Change or Disruption?

Shabbat 27 June, Central Square Minyan:
      Rabbi Y Katz will speak before Musaph: R.  Joel Teitelbaum; The Satmar Rav: A Biographical Sketch
      Dr Sharon Flatto will speak after a hot kiddush: Beyond the Golem: Halakhah and Kabbalah in Eighteenth-Century Prague
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Shabbat 27th June at Kinloss Shul:
      8pm Pre Mincha Shiur: Dr Sharon Flatto author of The Kabbalistic Culture of Eighteenth-Century Prague: Ezekiel Landau (the 'Noda Biyehudah') and his Contemporaries (Littman Press, 2010) will speak about the subject of her book.
      Shiur between Mincha & Maariv ( Mincha at 8:50pm): Faith in an Irrational World: The Book of Iyov and Modern Man
      Rav Ysoscher Katz will explore a variety of approaches to the issue of theodicy focusing on  the book of Iyov; its intriguing story and its complex philosophy.