March 18, 2021

The Seder Through the Lens of Recovery: A New Take on an Old Ritual

Schedule

March 18, 2021

7:00pm to 8:00pm

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The Seder Through the Lens of Recovery: A New Take on an Old Ritual

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Join HAMSA and Rabbi Malka Packer-Monroe of 18 Doors Atlanta as we explore the themes of addiction recovery woven throughout the Passover story. Attendees will leave with inspiration, a new connection to the journey from slavery to freedom, and a printable resource booklet with new practices to make their Seders more meaningful.

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Learn more about Rabbi Malka

Rabbi Malka Packer-Monroe is a Reconstructionist Rabbi and life cycle officiant in Atlanta, Georgia. She is the Founding Director of 18Doors Atlanta, a Jewish non-profit organization that empowers and supports interfaith couples and families. Rabbi Malka serves on the boards for the Reconstructionist Rabbinical Association and MACoM (Metro Atlanta Community Mikvah).

Rabbi Malka helps individuals and families discover deeper meaning, joy and spirituality in their daily lives. Her passion is creating inspiring and relevant rituals and ceremonies and invigorating Jewish practices. Inclusivity is at the heart of Malka's rabbinate. Her rich knowledge of tradition, playful spirit and authentic connection to Judaism guide her desire to collaborate in creating meaningful experiences. Malka has been working with clients in recovery from addiction while educating members of her community about 12-step recovery since 2005.

As director of 18Doors Atlanta, Rabbi Malka provides guidance, resources and trainings for clergy, lay leaders and Jewish organizations to foster more welcoming and inclusive communities.
Rabbi Malka was ordained at the Reconstructionist Rabbinical College in Pennsylvania in 2014. Prior to her six-year rabbinic training, she earned a Master’s degree in Elementary Education and Creative Arts in Learning from Lesley University, and worked as a Jewish educator for more than a decade. She holds a B.A. in English and Women’s Studies from the University of Rochester.

Rabbi Malka moved to Atlanta with her wife, Mercy, in 2015.

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