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ELI Talks in Harlem: Tuesday Night

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JCC Harlem

318 West 118th Street

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ELI Talks warmly invites you to an evening of inspired Jewish ideas by our Spring 2017 ELI Speakers May 23, 24, and 25 at the new and exciting JCC in Harlem.

Enjoy a reception at 6:00 PM while you shmooze with folks from across the city and the speakers themselves. Taping will begin at 7:00 PM--please be prompt.

Tuesday evening will feature:

Beth Huppin, Our Tables as Tickets to Eternity
Seattle, Washington
Jewish Educator

Beth has enjoyed teaching children and adults of all ages in both formal and informal settings for over 35 years. She currently works as the director of Project Kavod, the Jewish educational program of Jewish Family Service of Seattle. She is the recipient of a 2010 Covenant Award for Excellence in Jewish Education.


Macy B. Hart, Diary of a Southern Jew: Lessons in Responsibility
Jackson, Mississippi
President and Founder, Goldring/Woldenberg Institute of Southern Jewish Life (ISJL)

Macy B. Hart is President/Founder of the Goldring/Woldenberg Institute of Southern Jewish
Life (ISJL). He served 30 years as director of the Henry S. Jacobs Camp. Other professional
and civic passion projects include serving as Chairman of the Council of American Jewish
Museums and co-founding Parents for Public Schools. Honors: Covenant Award (1999),
honorary Doctorate from HUC-JIR (2000), Foundation for Jewish Culture’s Jewish Cultural
Achievement Award (2008), Mississippi Religious Leadership Conference Leadership Award
for interfaith and interracial work (2013). Macy and his wife of 45 years, Susan, raised three
children and are the very proud grandparents of seven grandchildren.


Sam Novey, What Seders Can Teach Us About Elections
Baltimore, Maryland
Social Entrepreneur

Sam is Founder and CEO of Mile 22 Associates, a company dedicated to lifting up the efforts of local organizations and institutions to build a better democracy. Based in Baltimore, MD with offices in Richmond, VA and Macon, GA, Mile 22 works to support a national network of community leaders who share the goal of modernizing our democracy, engaging first-time voters, and building a future where new voters participate at the same rate as the rest of the population.


Stacey Aviva Flint, Kahal Amim: Many Faces, One Community
Chicago, Illinois
Jewish Communal Professional

Stacey Aviva Flint is a Jew of Color, urban planner, and Masters candidate in Jewish Studies at the Spertus Institute of Jewish Learning and Leadership in Chicago. Stacey began as the Policy Director for Chicago’s Jewish Council on Urban Affairs (JCUA) involved advocating for housing reform, criminal justice, and Jewish/African-American dialogue. Stacey is currently Outreach and Engagement Coordinator at West Suburban Temple Har Zion in River Forest, Illinois. Stacey is passionate about Jewish African American relationship building and is a member of the Jewish Black Business Alliance, American Jewish Committee, JCRC of Chicago and the Jewish Council on Urban Affairs.


At the conclusion of the taping, join ELI and the JCC Harlem for Q&A time and a drink with the ELI speakers at a local bar.

It won't be the same without you in the room. Join us.

This event is brought to you in partnership with The Covenant Foundation. We are grateful for their support in sharing inspired Jewish ideas.

ELI Talks is bringing our production of TED-style "inspired Jewish ideas" to Harlem! Join us as part of our studio audience for any of 3 nights of talks, May 23, 24, or 25. Tickets for individuals and groups each night are available below. Questions about the event, or about how to connect with ELI? Contact ELI Talks Program Coordinator, Mary Otts-Rubenstein, at mary@elitalks.org.






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