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Kollel to hold Women’s Summer Learning Program
July 24, 2017 - July 29, 2017
The Kollel Jewish Learning Center of Pittsburgh will be hosting its 17th annual Women’s Summer Learning Program Monday, July 24 through Saturday, July 29.
Monday through Thursday there will be two morning classes and one evening class, and on Friday, one morning class. On Shabbat there will be a seudah shlishit.
All classes will be held at the Kollel Jewish Learning Center, 5808 Beacon St. in Squirrel Hill.
Devorah Kurin will be the presenter for the morning classes Monday through Friday.
Devora Chana Weisswasser is a speaker and educator in Toronto. Weisswasser has taught different topics to varied audiences and has also taught more than 200 women for conversion, authored a children’s book, led a women’s choir and has served as a doula for women in childbirth. She is the proud mother of six children, one of whom serves as a scholar at the Pittsburgh Kollel. Weisswasser will be the presenter for morning classes Monday through Thursday and the evening classes Monday through Wednesday.
Leah Milch is a middle school and high school teacher for more than 30 years and an adult education teacher for more than 15 years. Milch also served in the Hillel Academy administration and continues to serve on several communal boards, including the Squirrel Hill Health Center and the Jewish Women’s League. She will be the featured presenter for Thursday night’s class.
Elky Langer, originally from Detroit, moved to Pittsburgh with her family to join the Kollel in 2002. Langer is a teacher, writer and editor. She has given weekly Chumash classes to women at the Kollel and teaches Chumash and Navi to high school and middle school students. She is currently the assistant principal for grades kindergarten to four at Hillel Academy of Pittsburgh and will be the featured presenter at seudat shlishit.
Contact Stacie Stufflebeam at Stacie@kollelpgh.org or at 412-421-214-7973 for more information on class titles, times and sponsorship opportunities.