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Jews, Gender & the Family
Elaine Leeder, MSW, MPH, PhD, Professor Emerita of Sociology and the Dean Emerita of the School of Social Sciences at Sonoma State University, CA
Three-part in-person series led by Dr. Elaine Leeder on gender and family in Jewish history
Learn about the construction of gender and family in Jewish history, tradition, and culture in this three-part series led by Dr. Elaine Leeder.
Each class will touch on a range of topics, such as the historical and social construction of masculinity and the impact of feminism on Jewish practice. Join us at the JCC for a warm, learning environment and exciting discussions.
Elaine Leeder, MSW, MPH, Ph.D., is Professor Emerita of Sociology and the Dean Emerita of the School of Social Sciences at Sonoma State University, CA
A $1.00+ donation is appreciated.
March 30 – Construction of Gender in Jewish Text and Culture
April 6 – Masculinity and Feminism in Jewish History and Practice
April 13 – The Jewish Family in American Society
200 N. San Pedro Rd., San Rafael, CA 94903
From Highway 101 in San Rafael, take the North San Pedro exit and head east. The Osher Marin JCC, at 200 N. San Pedro Road, is on the right-hand side, half a mile from the freeway exit.
* The Osher Marin Jewish Community Center's parking lot is located directly in front of the building with parking spaces for disabled patrons available.
* Additional parking is available at the JCC Annex lot, located at 210 N. San Pedro Road (just east of the main campus). In the event of multiple programs, or heavily attended events, overflow vehicles may be directed to available street parking or on adjacent properties.
* Evenings and weekends only: There is additional parking across the street at Venetia Valley School.