Fill Your Own Cup: 30 Minutes of Inspiring Jewish Wisdom for Educators

June 14, 2024 at 12:00 pm - 12:30 pm EDT
June 21, 2024 at 12:00 pm - 12:30 pm EDT
June 28, 2024 at 12:00 pm - 12:30 pm EDT

In these challenging times, we all need inspiration and support. Join Rabba Yaffa Epstein on Fridays at 12pm ET for 30 minutes of Jewish wisdom to fill your souls and to connect with your fellow educators. This weekly, drop-in virtual learning space will be a chance for educators to gather, learn some great text together, and care for their own souls. 

This program is open to all educators in any educational setting. No prior experience with Jewish text is necessary to attend. 

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Rabba Yaffa Epstein
Rabba Yaffa Epstein

Rabba Yaffa Epstein is the Senior Scholar and Educator in Residence at the Jewish Education Project. Formerly, she served as the Director of the Wexner Heritage Program at the Wexner Foundation. Epstein has also served as the Director of Education, North America for the Pardes Institute of Jewish Studies and was a member of the faculty. She has served on the faculties of Yeshivat Maharat and the Drisha Institute. Epstein has served as an Educator and Scholar in Residence for the Dorot Fellowship, Moishe House, Jewish Federation of North America, the Covenant Foundation, the Nahum Goldmann Fellowship, Repair the World, the Meorot Fellowship, and the KADIMA Fellowship. She has lectured at numerous Limmud events around the globe, has written curriculum for the Global Day of Jewish Learning and has created innovative educational programming for Hillel: The Foundation for Jewish Campus Life. She received Rabbinic Ordination from Yeshivat Maharat, earned an additional private Ordination from Rabbi Daniel Landes, holds a Law Degree from Bar-Ilan University, and studied at the Talmud Department at Hebrew University.

Rabba Epstein is passionate about making Jewish learning accessible and exciting, and creating learning environments that are welcoming, diverse, and inclusive to all who wish to participate. She has taught educators, rabbis and lay leaders from across the spectrum of Jewish denominations.



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