Tue, Feb 15|
The Meyerland Minyan Synagogue
In It Together: A Candid View of Infertility
Join us for an incredible program led by Rabbi Yosef Shapiro, accompanied by his wife Rookie, as they share their personal struggle on their path to parenthood. Hear a powerful story that will unveil the world of infertility and take in lessons they learned about the Jewish perspective on suffering.
Time & Location
Feb 15, 2022, 7:30 PM
The Meyerland Minyan Synagogue , 9002 Chimney Rock Rd, Houston, TX 77096, USA
About The Event
Rabbi Yosef Shapiro has shared the personal struggle that he and his wife went through on their path to parenthood. This book is a powerful story that offers information, hope, and encouragement for those on similar journeys. He also offers practical tips for those who know someone dealing with this struggle to be able to feel like they’re offering support and truly helping. This book will open people’s eyes up to what is really going on within the world of infertility, which will hopefully increase awareness and sensitivity about this struggle that permeates the Jewish world. When you read this book, be ready to cry during moments of pain, laugh during moments of joy, and experience the whirlwind of emotion that is present during infertility.
Rookie Shapiro grew up in Monsey, NY and is a marketing manager at a tech company during the day. When she’s not working, she’s busy running the women’s programming for the Brookhaven Kollel including her popular cooking and baking events!
Rabbi Yosef Shapiro grew up in Baltimore and learned in different yeshivas, while also completing his MBA in investment banking. He received smicha from the Jerusalem Kollel under the leadership of R' Yitzchok Berkovits and now is the Senior Rabbi of the Brookhaven Kollel, a kiruv/outreach community that he and his wife, Rookie, started from scratch that now services hundreds of young Jews.