July 11 – Scholar in Residence

UPDATE: Registration is now closed.
UPDATE 2: Due to unforeseen circumstances, our Scholar in Residence is not able to come to DC this weekend.

Join Rosh Pina following services on Shabbat morning, July 11, for a community lunch with Scholar in Residence Lila Kagedan. Lila will be teaching on the topic of Judaism and Bioethics.

The cost of lunch will be $12 for members and $15 for non-members. Register below by July 8. Babysitting will be available. Email the vaad to sign your child(ren) up.

Rabbi Lila Kagedan (Rav Lila Kagedan in Hebrew) is a consultant, lecturer, activist and educator in the areas of global health, ethics, religion and education and is a student at Harvard University. She was a Hadassah Brandeis Institute-Gender, Culture, Religion and Law Research Associate. Lila is a clinical ethicist and chaplain and is currently completing the Jerusalem Rabbinate ordination tests privately. She is a halachic resource to a variety of religious institutions. She was ordained in 2015 by the Orthodox Rabbinical School for women Yeshivat Maharat.

Lila has consulted for several  NGOs, health care centers and academic institutions and has lectured widely while also working in clinical environments. She has taught Talmud, ethics and Jewish studies in a variety of formal and non-formal settings and has written extensively on medicine and Jewish law, Jewish Ethics as well as on topics relating to women and Judaism/Jewish practice. Lila is the founder of the Sulam School and  holds degrees and certificates from Midreshet  Lindenbaum, The Hebrew University of Jerusalem, The University of Toronto, Harvard University, The Medstar Washington Hospital Center and Massachusetts General Hospital. She will be accepting a pulpit position upon graduation as well as continuing her clinical and academic pursuits.