Panel on Visionary Leadership
October 13, 2020
Please join us for a special, virtual event:
VISIONARY LEADERSHIP: WHAT DOES IT LOOK LIKE?
TUESDAY, OCTOBER 13, 2020
6:30 – 8:00 PM
Be inspired by women who persevered, overcame obstacles and succeeded.
Join special guests:
Dr. Lois J. Zachary
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Sponsored by the Women’s Leadership Institute and
Brandeis National Committee – Phoenix Chapter
A. New Class: Jewish Poetry and Women’s Voices
Wednesdays at 10:00am
Oct. 14, 21, 28 Nov. 4, 11, 18, 25 Dec. 2, 9 Make Up Dec. 16
Taught by Rabbi Emily Langowitz
Poetry allows us to look with new eyes at the world around us. In this course, the poems of Jewish women will serve as our guide in reading anew the texts of our tradition, our society, and our day to day lives. Anyone can read, love, and learn from a poem–no background in poetry required!
B. Tuesday Morning Talmud
Tuesdays at 9:00am
Sept. 15 Oct. 6, 13, 20, 27 Nov. 3, 10, 17, Dec. 1, 8 Make Up Dec. 15 if needed
Taught by Rabbi Elana Kanter
The Talmud teaches us how to argue from different points of view, how to consider multiple angles on any subject, and how to express values through legal language. We will be finishing a five year journey of studying 67 Sugyot Every Jew Should Know.
C. Joan’s Class: Vaquita by Edith Pearlman and America and I, ed. Joyce Antler.
Mondays at 10:00am
Sept. 14 Oct. 5, 12, 19, 26 Nov. 2, 9, 16, 30 Dec. 7 Make Up Dec. 14 if needed
Taught by Rabbi Elana Kanter
Joan’s Class: The Short Stories of Edith Pearlman and other American Jewish Women Writers.
We will complete Pearlman’s Vaquita, and continue on to Joyce Antler’s anthology, America and I: Short Stories by American Jewish Women Writers.
Vaquita by Edith Pearlman
Sept. 14: To Reach This Season
Oct. 5: The Non-Combatant
Oct. 12: Settlers.
Oct. 19: Stranger in the House.
Oct. 26: Felix’s Business.
Nov. 2: Inbound.
Nov. 9: Afternoons.
America and I, edited by Joyce Antler
Nov. 16: Introduction, Malinke’s Atonement, by Mary Antin.
Nov. 30: The Girl Who Went Right, by Edna Ferber.
Dec. 7: American and I, by Anzia Yeszierska.
D. Women’s Leadership Alumni Institute
Tuesdays 6:30-8pm, Occasional Sundays. Sept. 6, Oct. 13, Nov. 10, Dec. 8, Jan. TBA, Feb. 21, Mar. 23, Apr. TBA, May 11
Learning and working in small cross-cohort groups, to strengthen the WLI and the Jewish Community for the post-pandemic world.
Sunday, Sept. 6, 1:00-4:00pm Opening Retreat: Creating a Culture of Belonging. Faciliators: Rabbi Kanter and Kerri Robbins.
Tuesday, Oct. 13, 6:30-8:00pm Panel on Visionary Leadership; Co-Sponsored with Brandeis National Committee. Facilitator: Ellen Widoff.
Tuesday, Nov. 10, 6:30-8:00pm Leadership and the Hero’s Journey. Facilitator: Kerri Robbins.
Tuesday, Dec. 8, 6:30-8:00pm Adaptive Leadership. Facilitator: Rabbi Kanter.
January TBA, Panel on Crisis and Leadership. Faciliator Karolyn Benger.
Sunday Feb. 21, 9:00am-1:30pm Limmud AZ
Tuesday, Mar. 23, 6:30-8:00pm Topic: TBA. Facilitator: Laura Drachler.
Tuesday, April TBA, Panel on Creative Leadership in the Arts World. Facilitator: Nikki DeLeon.
Tuesday, May 11, 6:30-8:00pm Small Group Presentations; Closing Celebration. Facilitator: Rabbi Kanter.