We look forward to welcoming you for Shabbat!
This morning’s guest speaker will be Rabbi Stacey Blank, who serves Kehilat Shir Chadash in Tzur Hadassah, Israel. Her topic will be “American and Israeli Jewry: Is There Anything We Can Agree Upon?” Beyond her usual duties, Rabbi Blank established a liberal Jewish public kindergarten, cooperation with a local Orthodox congregation, a musicians workshop fusing culture and tradition, and is working to create dialogue with neighboring Palestinian towns. Blank serves on the steering committee of the Israel Religious Action Center and has been a mentor for Israeli, American, and European Rabbinical students since 2010. She served Congregation Darchei Noam in Ramat Hasharon (2007-2012). She was ordained by Hebrew Union College (2007), receiving a Masters in Hebrew Literature and a certificate in Pastoral Care. She enjoys teaching through media such as Bibliodrama and nature. She lives in Jerusalem with her husband Tamir, a human rights lawyer, and three children.