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Sunday, February 15 • 8:15pm - 9:30pm
The Joy of Text - Live!

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The Joy of Text (tjot.org) is a monthly podcast about Judaism and sexuality, featuring Dov Linzer, Bat Sheva Marcus, and Ramie Smith. Some past topics: sexual fantasies, the use of vibrators, covering up sexual abuse in schools, and the Kama Sutra. This will be the very first time the show has been recorded before a live audience. Featuring a special guest and what will surely be a very interesting Q&A.


Dov Linzer

Dov Linzer is the Rosh Yeshiva of Yeshivat Chovevei Torah Rabbinical School, a groundbreaking Orthodox smicha (ordaining) program, now in its 14th year with close to 100 rabbis serving in the field. Dov has published and lectures widely, writes a weekly parasha sheet, and teaches a Daf Yomi shiur (daily Talmud lesson) which is available on YouTube and iTunes. He was recently the awarded the prestigious Avi Chai Fellowship and was the convener... Read More →

Bat Sheva Marcus

Bat Sheva Marcus is the clinical director of The Medical Center for Female Sexuality. She holds a PhD in Human Sexuality and  Masters’ degrees in Social Work, Public Health and Jewish Studies. Bat Sheva is a founding member and Vice President of JOFA, the Jewish Orthodox Feminist Alliance and is a coordinator of Shachar, Riverdale's partnership minyan. She has lectured internationally on women’s issues and is a frequent guest... Read More →

Ramie Smith

Ramie Smith is a graduate of Yeshiva University with a BA in English communications with emphases on television writing and public relations, and a focus on Women's Studies. She interned at Comedy Central's Emmy and Peabody Award winning show The Colbert Report. She served as the congregational intern at Beth Sholom in Potomac, MD. Ramie volunteered at the Bimini Biological Field Station Shark lab. This year Ramie is a teacher with Manhattan... Read More →

Sunday February 15, 2015 8:15pm - 9:30pm

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