Feminist Jewish author to speak in Ventura

Dr. Lisa Aiken, one of the foremost feminist scholars in the Jewish world, will speak at 8 p.m. Tues., Nov. 2 at the Chabad Jewish Community Center, 5040 Telegraph Road, Ventura.

She will address the issue of gender roles in Judaism today in a talk titled “Judaism: A Religion for Men or Women? Can a Modern Woman Find a Place in Traditional Judaism?”

Aiken lives in Israel, where she is a psychologist, author, and licensed Israeli tour guide.

She received a bachelor’s deg...

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