Core’s Communities of Practice

Core’s Communities of Practice Core’s are groups of women who share a field of Jewish service. Each community regularly comes together with focused conversations and professional development aimed at improving and inspiring their practice. The goal is to create relationships with each other that give support, encouragement, pertinent information and chizuk. These communities provide opportunities to learn from and with each other.

Please note: These groups are not a substitute for Rabbinic guidance or piskei din.

Core currently runs Communities of Practice for Kallah Teachers, Torah Teachers, Community Rebbetzins, Circle Connectors, Marriage Mentors, Dating Coaches, Chevra Kadisha Members, Doulas and Frum Female Leaders of Jewish Non-profits.

Our Circles

Chevra Kadisha Members

Core’s Community of Practice for female members of Chevras Kadisha are all women who engage in and are passionate about the practice of tahara. They are all interested in growing, learning, connecting, sharing, networking and supporting each other. Read more

Circle Connectors

Core’s Community of Practice for Circle Connectors brings together women who facilitate Core Circles around the world. This community provides an opportunity not only for networking but for sharing of knowledge, experiences, information, and advice.

Kallah Teachers

Core’s Community of Practice for Kallah Teachers provides an opportunity to learn from and with each other in their shared role as Kallah teachers. The goal of the community is to provide a safe forum for conversation and sharing of knowledge and experience. A wealth of resources are available.

Torah Teachers

Core’s Community of Practice for Torah Teachers is a community of women who join together to share experiences, advice, ideas, resources and knowledge. This community is comprised of a diverse group of teachers who are all passionate about teaching and are looking for ways to grow and connect with other women who share a similar passion.

Mikarvos

Core’s Community of Practice for Mikarvos is a community of women who are engaged with any form of kiruv – be it physical, emotional or spiritual.  Women in this community are passionate about bringing other Jews closer to Hashem and their Jewish heritage. The goal of this group is to share with each other, give and get ideas and advice, network, and support each other. In additon they can learn and grow together to improve our kiruv practice.

Community Rebbetzins

Core’s Community of Practice for Community Rebbetzins is a safe space for Community Rebbetzins to find peer support, share experiences, troubleshoot community issues that arise and create lasting friendships. It is a community of Rebbetzins from all over the world and with varying amounts of experience.

Doulas

Core’s Community of Practice for Doulas is a community of women who join together to share experiences, advice, ideas, resources and knowledge. This community is comprised of doulas and childbirth support women who are all passionate about providing emotional and physical support to mothers during their pregnancy and childbirth, and are looking for ways to grow and connect with other women who share a similar passion.

Frum Female CEOs

Core’s Community of Practice for Frum Female CEOs of Jewish non-profit organizations is for women who share a CEO role. In this community, experiences, best practices, advice, and challenges can be safely discussed. It is a community within which women can support each other in many different ways.

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