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Erev Shabbat Service: Repro Shabbat

Fri, Feb 17, 2023 • 6:00 PM7:00 PM


Dr. Felicia Kornbluh, a leading expert in the field of reproductive rights and women’s studies, will join us at Erev Shabbat Services to speak about: “‘A Woman’s Life is a Human Life’: Reproductive Rights in My Mother’s Legacy and Beyond” . Her most recent book is A Woman’s Life is a Human Life: My Mother, Our Neighbor, and the Journey from Reproductive Rights to Reproductive Justice (Grove, 2023).

Co-sponsored by NCJW New York

Dr. Felicia Kornbluh (she/her) is a writer, activist, and professor who specializes in the histories of feminism, gender, social welfare, and reproductive politics. She is Professor of History and of Gender, Sexuality, and Women’s Studies, and affiliated faculty member in Jewish Studies, at the University of Vermont.  She is the author or coauthor of three books, including A WOMAN’S LIFE IS A HUMAN LIFE: My Mother, Our Neighbor, and the Journey from Reproductive Rights to Reproductive Justice (Grove, 2023).

Kornbluh writes regularly for the scholarly and popular press, including for The American ProspectWashington Post, and The Forward, and is a former member of the Vermont Commission on Women and Board of Trustees of Planned Parenthood of Northern New England, as well as President of United Academics, the University of Vermont faculty union (AFT/AAUP).  She serves at present as vice president of the board of Planned Parenthood of Vermont Action Fund.

Find her @VTFeminist on Twitter and at FeliciaKornbluh.com.

Erev Shabbat Services

Each Friday evening the Rodeph Sholom community joins together to welcome Shabbat in a joyful service of prayer, music, and moments of quiet contemplation. Our Erev Shabbat service is a perfect way to end the week and begin recharging for the week ahead.

Everyone is welcome—no membership is necessary. Proof of vaccination with appropriate boosters is required and masks are optional—but strongly encouraged. See more information here.

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COVID Policies for this Event:

CRS continues to require up-to-date vaccination for entry into our building for everyone ages 5 and up. Up-to-date vaccination status is determined by the number of doses and boosters recommended for eligible individuals by the Centers for Disease Control, you can check your requirements on their website.

Wearing masks indoors continues to be strongly recommended by our medical advisory team for everyone ages 2 and up.

If you are feeling sick or have an active illness, please do not attend.

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