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Performing original material at the Jewish Orthodox Feminist Alliance Annual Conference

14 Jan 2017 7:00 PM | Amy Oestreicher

Amy will be performing and speaking on spirituality and resilience at the 2017 JOFA Conference on January 14th at Columbia University. She will also be performing original songs and excerpts from her one-woman musical, Gutless and Grateful. More information at http://amyoes.com/events/jofa

The Jewish Orthodox Feminist Alliance (JOFA) is the leading organization advancing social change around gender issues in the Orthodox Jewish community. JOFA expands the spiritual, ritual, intellectual and political opportunities for women within the framework of halakha (Jewish law), by advocating meaningful participation and equality for women in family life, synagogues, houses of learning and Jewish communal organizations to the full extent possible within halakha. The core JOFA belief is that fulfilling this mission will enrich and uplift the entire Jewish people.

The JOFA Conference, held every three years, is the premier destination for over 1,000 supporters of Orthodox feminism to celebrate, strategize, share best practices, and set the direction for innovation and impact in the organized Jewish community. The JOFA Conference explores the intersection of our feminist ideals with critical facets of our halakhic lives and religious experiences, including race, sexuality, family, and political structures. This year’s theme “Charting Your Course,” focuses on empowering individuals and communities to navigate paths to make real progress.

Learn more about Gutless and Grateful at www.amyoes.com/gutless.


The International Centre for Women Playwrights is a non-profit organization dedicated to supporting women playwrights around the world. 


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