Join CJS for this special beit midrash program in the CJS Sukkah on the West Side Landing of the GTU Library by the main 1st-floor entrance. This lunch & learn program will feature Rabbi Maya Zinkow, Senior Jewish Educator at Berkeley Hillel, with a talk titled "Dwelling in Vulnerability." A pizza lunch will be provided.
Rabbi Maya Zinkow is the Senior Jewish Educator at Berkeley Hillel. She received rabbinic ordination and a Masters in Jewish Women and Gender Studies at the Jewish Theological Seminary as a Wexner Graduate Fellow. While studying at JTS, Maya served as a rabbinic intern at the Columbia/Barnard Hillel and at Kehilat Romemu on the upper west side. Before starting her rabbinic studies, Maya graduated from Barnard College with a degree in English literature and creative writing and followed her love of text to the Pardes Institute of Jewish Studies, where she learned Torah for two years. Maya loves doing things your bubbe might do (speaking Yiddish, embroidering things, wearing comfortable footwear) and spending time with her dog Feivel.