Sherri Mendelson

Sherri Mendelson is a clinical nurse specialist with 36 years of experience in maternal-child nursing and research. She is Director of Nursing Research and Magnet Program Director at Providence Holy Cross Medical Center and a Lecturer at UCLA School of Nursing. She and her husband are the parents of four wonderful adults and the grandparents of four boisterous granddaughters.

When a Family Member Becomes Orthodox

Presenters will discuss the dilemma for a Reform or Conservative family when a family member becomes Orthodox. Two real-life scenarios will be presented with a discussion on the choices that family members might make, and the background for the choices made in the two scenarios. Participate in a discussion on the meaning of these changes within families, as well as difficulties and potential rewards.