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Tuesday, May 23 • 8:00pm - 9:15pm
'Wrestling' With Israel
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Many Jews (including professional Jewish educators) have complicated relationships with Israel. Join us to build better skills for engaging in real conversation about varying opinions of and connections to Israel, and we'll become better equipped to bring that range and perspective into how we learn and teach. In this session, you'll be able to share your own perspective, hear from others, consider other approaches to key questions, and work on how to best make space for a variety of points of view.

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Sarra Alpert

Sarra Alpert is the National Program Director for Avodah, an organization that works to strengthen the Jewish community's fight against poverty by building powerful networks of early-career Jewish activist leaders. Sarra spent many of her summers at Camp Ramah in California; firs... Read More →
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Noam Katz

Rabbi Noam Katz, MAJE, got hooked on Jewish music during his many wonderful summers growing up at URJ Eisner Camp in Great Barrington, Massachusetts.  A native of Rochester, NY, Noam is a lifelong Jewish educator, songleader and storyteller. Along the way, he has performed at camps and congregations across North America, Israel, and Africa, bringing a passion for Jewish text, social justice and world music, as well as his trademark sense of humor. Noam has released three CDs of original Jewish music: Rakia; Mirembe, Salaam v'Shalom; and A Drum In Hand. | | He has served on the faculty of the FJC Cornerstone seminar, Hava Nashira and Shabbat Shira, and looks for every opportunity to train, inspire and learn from the next generation of song leaders and camp... Read More →

Tuesday May 23, 2017 8:00pm - 9:15pm