Shabbat with JTS

Date: Feb 08, 2019 - Feb 09, 2019

Sponsor: The Rabbinical School

Location: Massachusetts

Category: JTS in Your Community

Shabbat with JTS Rabbinical School student Jessica Fisher

February 8-9, 2019

Friday, February 8

Dinner and discussion with the Chevra 20s & 30s group: “All Work and No Play Never Ends Well: Rabbinic Stories about Work-Life Balance”

Saturday, February 9

Post-Kiddush Torah Table talk: “The poles [of the ark] will not be removed: What It Means to Have a Torah That Goes Where We Go”

Temple Israel of Sharon
125 Pond Street, Sharon, MA

Jessica Fisher is in her fourth year of rabbinical school at the Jewish Theological Seminary and has served as rabbinic intern in Conservative synagogues in the New York area, Chicago, Cincinnati, and Israel. As a chaplaincy intern, she worked with elders and with formerly incarcerated individuals. Originally from Cincinnati, Ohio, Jessica first moved to New York to attend the joint program between JTS and Columbia University, where she earned bachelor’s degrees in Midrash and the History of Social Inequality in the Americas.