Date: Sunday, April 25, 2021
Time: 10:00 amLocation:
Virtually via Zoom
Contact: Shy Ashkenazi
Wonder Women of Israel a Four-Part Series
Israeli women from different fields share their inspiring stories and experiences
Fee for each session: $5
To register for each session, click here.
Note: Two days prior to the event you will receive an email from Talia Garber, Shlicha at B'nai Tzedek Congregation, with the link to join the program via Zoom. Please be sure to check both your inbox and spam for Talia’s email.
Questions? Contact Shy.Ashkenazi@theJ.org.
Presented by the Shlichut program of The Jewish Federation of Greater Washington, in partnership with Pozez JCC of Northern Virginia, Bender JCC of Greater Washington, and B’nai Tzedek Congregation Sisterhood.
Session 2: Tamar Kay an Israeli Filmmaker & Israeli Academy Award nominee
Sunday, April 25, 10am
Join us to meet Tamar Kay, an Israeli Filmmaker & Israeli Academy Award nominee, who will share her perspective on being a woman in the film & TV world in Israel. She will focus the discussion on two shows she co-created: Unchained (מתיר עגונות), a film about a devout Rabbi’s fight to free women whose husbands deny them a divorce and Senior Moments (פני זקן), a documentary series about senior citizens in Israel.
Session 3: Or Cohen & Dana Ben-Ezra, first female commanders in their role in the IDF
Wednesday, May 12, 10am
Join Or Cohen, the first female commander of a combat vessel in the Navy and Dana Ben-Ezra, the first female commander of a battalion in the Infantry as they share their experiences as the first female commanders in the IDF and what it was like breaking barriers and paving the way for other women serving in the IDF.
Session 4: Sharon Gavish, Health & Cooking Expert
Sunday, June 6, 8pm
Join Israeli health & cooking expert, Sharon Gavish, as she shares her perspective on how to make time in our busy schedules for healthy cooking—for yourself or for the whole family. Learn how even making small changes in our daily lives can make a big difference.