Conversion and Judaism - The Choosing: A Rabbi's Journey
Presented by the Melton Center for Jewish Studies
Join Rabbi Andrea Myers, author of The Choosing: A Rabbi’s Journey from Silent Nights to High Holy Days, for a discussion about the personal and historical complexities of conversion to Judaism, coming out as a lesbian, and becoming a rabbi.
Rabbi Andrea Myers has shared her unique stories around the world. After receiving her BA in Neuroscience from Brandeis University, she studied for two years in Jerusalem, and was ordained at the Academy for Jewish Religion (AJR), an interdenominational seminary in New York City. She has been part of the faculty and administration of AJR, and has served as the co-president of their professional alumni organization, the Association of Rabbis and Cantors. Rabbi Myers is a member of the New York Board of Rabbis. She lives and teaches in New York City, and has led congregations from the Rocky Mountains to the Borscht Belt. This program is free.
Free dinner also included, reservation required. Please reserve your free ticket by Tuesday, October 22: jewishconversion.eventbrite.com
Co-sponsored by OSU Hillel, the Jewish Studies Student Association, and the Atid division of the Jewish Federation of Columbus.