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Judaism on One Foot, Your most Pressing Questions about Jewish Life Answered

Dasee Berkowitz, Roni Handler, David Ingber, Lori Koffman

Identity & Global Culture, Sacred Text & Thought, Spiritual Practice

While they might not literally be standing on one foot, this great group of Rabbis will follow in the line of Rabbi Hillel who shared the essence of Torah to an inquisitive pupil “on one foot” (that is, briefly). Here’s your chance to ask any pressing question you have about Jewish life from the ordinary to the extraordinary and our distinguished panel will offer up some thoughtful answers.

Dasee Berkowitz

Dasee Berkowitz is a Jewish educational consultant in New York and founder of JLife Consulting. She is a frequent contributor for Kveller.com and JTA.org. Nowadays she devotes a lot of her time to building the Jewish community on the East End of Long Island with her husband, Rabbi Leon Morris and works closely with families and children. Dasee is a proud member of the Limmud NY board and an even prouder wife to Leon and mother of Tamir and Yael.

Roni Handler

Reconstructionist Rabbinical College

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Roni Handler graduated from the Reconstructionist Rabbinical College in 2011, where she now serves as director of community learning and editor of Ritualwell.org. A passionate educator, community builder and service leader, Roni has worked in a variety of Jewish settings, including congregations, youth groups, camps, and on college campuses. A native Philadelphian, she received her B.A. from The George Washington University and M.A. in Jewish Communal Service from Brandeis University.

David Ingber

Romemu

David Ingber, Rabbi, is the founder and Spiritual Director of Romemu, NYC's Jewish Renewal Community. David studied in Orthodox yeshivot before receiving ordination from Rabbi Zalman Schachter-Shalomi. David is a sought after national and international leader and educator. His unique, open-hearted and embodied approach to Jewish teaching has taken him from lecturing all along the East Coast, to communities in London, Jerusalem, Aspen, and Montreal. He has taught at JTS, Pardes, and Skirball.

Lori Koffman

Mamash

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Lori Koffman is the Founder and Director of Mamash. Mamash's mission is to make Judaism relevant and accessible beyond synagogue walls. Koffman received rabbinic ordination and an MA in Midrash from JTS in 2010. Prior to JTS, she spent 19 years working on Wall Street. Lori also holds an MBA from Wharton, an MA in Political Science from Berkeley and a BA from Tufts.

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