JTS Student Olga Lara Spotlighted as “Woman Driven to Boost Access to Jewish Adult Education”

"For Olga Lara, learning about Judaism connected her with a sense of hope when she most needed it, shortly after she was diagnosed with multiple sclerosis.

'The Jewish text really gave me hope and the support I needed,' said Lara, 54.

Now she is intent on making adult Jewish education more accessible to others, both in her Bellaire community and nationwide.

The Jewish Theological Seminary student is taking a step toward that goal by organizing a 'Jewish Women's University for a Day' program in Houston."

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