Join USC Hillel in conversation with Dasee Berkowitz, author of Becoming a Soulful Parent: A path to the wisdom withinabout inter-generational relationships, co-parenting, parenting during a pandemic, and a host of other topics to help you strengthen “muscles” that will be essential for both parents and children throughout their lives — muscles like love, listening, empathy, and curiosity. This workshop and Becoming a Soulful Parent seeks to:

  • Empower parents to listen to their inner wisdom and depend less on external experts

  • Inspire parents with insights from Jewish wisdom

  • Create connections for Jewish Trojans parents

  • Open up pathways for personal and spiritual growth

Dasee, who will be joining USC Hillel from Israel, is a sought-after educator and facilitator and founder of Ayeka’s Becoming a Soulful Parent program. Her groundbreaking approach to education has been enthusiastically received by scores of Jewish community centers and synagogues since the program launched in 2015. Dasee has lectured internationally, served as Scholar-in-Residence for Jewish federations, and trained facilitators at educational agencies across North America. Dasee’s work in creating meaningful pathways to parenthood builds on years of experience in facilitating workshops and listening closely to the needs of parents and educators. She holds a Masters in Informal Jewish Education from Hebrew University and a BA from Barnard College, Columbia University where she graduated Magna Cum Laude. She has studied at the Pardes Institute for Jewish Studies and the Conservative Yeshiva — two experiences that helped her cultivate a unique pedagogical approach rooted in the wisdom of the Jewish tradition.