< Conversation with Rabbi Sandy Sasso - Love & Marriage

Temple Isaiah

  • 10345 W. Pico Blvd. Los Angeles
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  • 310.277.2772

Event Type: Community

Scholar in Residence | Friday, March 29 – Sunday, March 31, 2019

Jewish Stories of Love and Marriage
Saturday, March 30 | 9:30 a.m. to 11:30 a.m.

Explore an overlooked window into history through the extraordinary love letters of Alfred and Lucie Dreyfus, Martin and Paula Buber, IM Wise and Selma Bondi and the first woman to be ordained as a rabbi, Regina Jonas.  Voices from the Civil War to the present will invite us to explore old and new romances as we glimpse at the power of the written word and our need to reclaim it.


Author Talk
Saturday, March 30, 4:00 p.m. – 6:00 p.m.
Private home
Temple Isaiah writers and book-lovers are invited to talk with Rabbi Sasso about the writing process.


Rabbi Sasso was the first woman ordained from the Reconstructionist Rabbinical College and the first to serve a Conservative congregation. Rabbi Sasso served as Senior Rabbi of Congregation Beth-El Zedeck, Indianapolis from 1977- 2013.  She currently is the director of the Religion, Spirituality and the Arts Initiative at Indiana University Arts and Humanities Institute. Sasso is the author of two books for adults and sixteen award-winning children’s books. Two of her books are awaiting release in 2019.

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Women and Spirituality – A Personal Journey
Sunday, March 31, 10:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m.