Kollel Sunday Series - The Legacy of Lillian Wald

Sunday, February 10th  (Bagels at 9:30/Lecture at 10)

Patricia Corcoran:  The Legacy of Lillian Wald

The story of Lillian Wald describes a life of activism, dedication, and accomplishment. She was a nurse, teacher, social worker, author, suffragist, child advocate, trade unionist and immigrant rights leader—in every aspect of her life, she was a pioneer.   Lillian founded the Visiting Nurse Service of New York and the Henry Street Settlement in New York City. She considered Rochester her home and is buried with her family in Mount Hope Cemetery.  She was a prolific writer, and her words hold special significance in today’s world. You will be inspired by a woman recognized during her life as one of the greatest living women of her time.


Parashat Metzora

In this Torah portion, God describes the purification ritual for people and homes afflicted with skin diseases. God also instructs Moses and Aaron regarding the laws of the emission of bodily fluids.