Many issues and challenges are unique to very specific communities. In this episode, Franciska has a conversation with Dena who has experienced both chabad and yeshivish cultures from within and shares her insight on the cultural and hashkafic nuances. Enjoy!
Dena Schusterman is a founder of Chabad Intown in Atlanta, a Jewish educator and a founding director of both the Intown Jewish Preschool and the Intown Hebrew School. She teaches women’s classes and is dedicated to teaching students of all ages in the Atlanta Jewish community and beyond through her published articles. Dena writes about parenting and applied Torah and Chassidic thought, her articles have appeared on Kveller, Chabad.org, Groknation, Ami magazine and the Atlanta Jewish Times. Dena is currently working on writing her first book. She and her husband Rabbi Eliyahu Schusterman are native Californians and have been living in Atlanta for 20 years. They have 8 children.