What’s Jewish in Your Interfaith Students' Families?
Monday, March 10, 2014
7:00 p.m. (light refreshments served at 6:30 p.m.)
Congregation Beth El | 8660 Gilman Dr. | La Jolla Ca 92037
Speaker: Rabbi Rachel Cowan
Rabbi Rachel Cowan, formerly the Executive Director of the Institute for Jewish Spirituality, was named one of the 50 leading rabbis by Newsweek Magazine in 2007 and 2010. She was featured in the PBS series "The Jewish Americans." From 1990 - 2003 she was Program Director for Jewish Life and Values at the Nathan Cummimgs Foundation, a cutting edge Foundation dedicated to supporting Jewish continuity and innovative programming for the "next" generation.
Her work has been included in Moment and Sh'ma as well as in anthologies and in The Torah: A Women's Commentary. With her husband the late Paul Cowan, she co-wrote Mixed Blessings: Untangling the Knots in Interfaith Marriage. Interfaith families and a spiritual agenda for adult development are her two areas of study and passion.
Generously Supported By The Jewish Educational Leadership Fund Families
Chortek Family Foundation, Leichtag Foundation, Melvin Garb Foundation, Viterbi Family Foundation,
Eric Weisman & Susan Chortek Weisman
Yad VaShem Educational Seminar in Israel