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Rabbi Lori KoffmanRabbi Lori Koffman is the Director of Congregational Support and Adult Education at Central Synagogue in Manhattan. Prior to joining Central Rabbi Koffman was the Director of Community Engagement and Learning for Bet Torah in Mt. Kisco, New York. Rabbi Koffman serves on the National Board of the National Council of Jewish Women (NCJW) and as Chair of its Reproductive Health, Rights and Justice initiative, and serves on the Jewish Theological Seminary’s Pastoral Care Advisory Committee. In addition to her rabbinic ordination from the Jewish Theological Seminary (JTS), Rabbi Koffman holds an MA in Midrash from JTS, an MBA from the Wharton School of Business, an MA in Political Science from the University of California at Berkeley, and a BA from Tufts University. Prior to her ordination from the JTS rabbinical school in 2010 Rabbi Koffman spent 19 years working in Private Equity. A passionate skier and hiker, Rabbi Koffman grew up in Vancouver, Canada, now lives on the Upper West Side, and has two fabulous daughters.

Assistant Director

Carolyn Roesler, Program Manager, Adult Education and Volunteerism

Sponsoring Agency

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Central Synagogue
123 East 55th Street, New York, NY 10022

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Year 1: Purposes of Jewish Living & Rhythms of Jewish Living

When: Tuesdays, 9:30-11:45 a.m. Oct. 9, 2018 - May 21, 2019
Location: Central Synagogue 
Faculty: Rachel Dulitz and Lisa Lisser

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When: Tuesdays, 6:30-8:45 p.m. Oct. 9, 2018 - May 21, 2019
Location: Central Synagogue
Faculty: Rabbi Stephanie Kolin and Rena Singer (Rabbinic Intern)

Year 2: Ethics of Jewish Living & Crossroads of Jewish History
When: Tuesdays, 6:30-8: 45 p.m. Oct. 9, 2018 - May 21, 2019
Location: Central Synagogue
Faculty: Lisa Lisser and Harman Grossman
Shemot 1
When: Tuesdays, 10-11: 30 a.m. January 22 – April 16, 2019
Location: Central Synagogue
Faculty: Rabbi Lori Koffman


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