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Conversations About Relationships and Community
August 6 @ 12:00 pm–1:00 pm
One event on July 2, 2021 at 12:00 pm
One event on July 23, 2021 at 12:00 pm
One event on August 6, 2021 at 12:00 pm
with Rabbi Joshua Franklin and Beatty Cohan
Join Rabbi Joshua Franklin and Beatty Cohan for deep conversations about forging strong relationships and developing a sense of community. Participate either in person at the Jewish Center of the Hamptons (membership and proof of vaccination required for in person attendance), or through Zoom.
Pre-registration required for in-person attendance.
Proof of full vaccination required for in-person attendance.
About Rabbi Joshua Franklin
Rabbi Joshua Franklin joins the Jewish Center of the Hamptons after serving for four years as an Associate Rabbi at Temple Beth Elohim in Wellesley, MA. In his career as a rabbi, he has enlivened the Jewish community by re-imagining spirituality through creative mediums. Rabbi Franklin brings to the synagogue setting a passion for music, technology, and creative forms of Jewish education. More >
Rabbi Franklin originates from Yonkers, NY, and grew up at Riverdale Temple in the Bronx, where his father was a rabbi. He spent his childhood summers growing up at URJ Eisner Camp, but has returned to serve for several years on the rabbinical faculty at URJ Crane Lake Camp.
Before receiving his ordination at Hebrew Union College (HUC-JIR), Rabbi Franklin attended Clark University in Worcester, MA. There he graduated Magna Cum Laude, and majored in History with a concentration in Jewish Studies. He also received a Masters degree from Clark University in History. While at HUC-JIR, he served numerous synagogues and Jewish institutions as a student rabbi and rabbinical intern including Beth Ha-Sholom of Williamsport, PA, Rodeph Shalom of Philadelphia, PA, DOROT of New York NY, Temple Sinai of Stamford, CT, and Beth El of Beckley, WV. Rabbi Franklin was the recipient of the Daniel and Bonnie Tisch Fellowship, a three year extracurricular program with Rabbi Lawrence Hoffman that explores congregational studies, personal theology, and contemporary religion in North America.
In addition to rabbinical ordination at HUC-JIR, he earned Masters Degrees in Hebrew Literature and in Religious Education. In his spare time, Rabbi Franklin enjoys golf, cycling, snowboarding, photography, wine tasting, beer brewing, and cooking with his wife Stephanie Whitehorn. He now resides in East Hampton, NY with his wife Stephanie and daughters Lilah and Amelia. < Less
About Beatty Cohan
Beatty Cohan is a nationally recognized psychotherapist, sex therapist, author, national speaker, columnist and national radio and television expert guest. She has been an expert guest in national television and radio for over 25 years and continues to offer her unique charismatic brand of positive energy and psychological analysis and commentary — bypassing the usual trite psycho-babble and often politically correct blandness that dominates the mass media. Her diversity of talents and expertise ranges from hard news story analysis and commentary to celebrity relationships.