Women’s Initiative for Jewish Studies
Ms. Raizi Checkik
Floating Letters: The Widow Romm and The Printing Press of Vilna
Head of School, Manhattan Day School, NYC
Tuesday, May 15
Head of School at Manahattan Day School, Ms. Chechik studied tanach and counseling at the Michlala Jerusalem Teachers College, holds an MA in Medieval Jewish History, and has done doctoral work in Jewish History and Jewish Education. As a veteran educator, Ms. Chechik has developed curricular materials for the Sephardic Studies Institute at the City University of New York, serves as a mentor for the Principal’s Partnership at Yeshiva University, and is the recipient of numerous awards and honors, including the national Grinspoon Award for Excellence in Jewish Education.
WIJS is a program with the mission of introducing outstanding women Jewish studies scholars to the Westchester community. Now in its fourth year, this well attended program features speakers from both the United States and Israel through a series of lectures held throughout the year at Young Israel of New Rochelle, 1149 North Avenue, New Rochelle, NY.
All lectures are free of charge and open to both women and men.
Sponsorship opportunities are available.
Please click here for the WIJS Schedule 2017 – 2018.
For further information or to be added to the WIJS mailing list, please email firstname.lastname@example.org or call 914-636-2215