Women, Worship and the Western Wall

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Date(s) - Sunday, February 26, 2017
10:30 am - 12:00 pm

North Chevy Chase Christian Church


Part of the Adult Education series at Shirat HaNefesh: Sunday Morning, Feb. 26: Women, Worship, and the Western Wall
with Yaron Gamburg and Michele Sumka

Bagels at 10:00 a.m. Discussion 10:30 a.m. – Noon

An update and discussion of the current situation at the Kotel and Robinson’s Arch. This panel will touch on the recent history of attempts to open up vs. restrict egalitarian worship at the Western Wall, Supreme Court rulings, and the status of efforts to create an egalitarian prayer space at Robinson’s Arch.
Yaron Gamburg is the Head of Public Diplomacy at the Embassy of Israel. Michele Sumka has attended Rosh Hodesh services with Women of the Wall and was one of the founders of Washington Friends of WoW in 2011.

Bagels at 10:00am, discussion 10:30am to noon. Register online at www.shirathanefesh.org so we know how many bagels and how many chairs!