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From the Back of the Bus to the Top of the Agenda
December 3, 2016 @ 8:00 pm - 10:00 pmFree
Rice University’s Boniuk Institute joins Congregation Shma Koleinu and Temple Sinai to present Anat Hoffman, founder of Women of the Wall and director of the Israel Religious Action Center.
Ms. Hoffman will discuss the struggle of Women of the Wall, a group of Israeli women seeking the right for Jewish women to conduct prayer services, read from a Torah scroll while wearing prayer shawls, and sing out loud at the Western Wall, Judaism’s most sacred holy site. This event is free and open to the public with a reception to follow.