What Can Future Peoplehood Look Like in the Bay Area and Beyond?

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Ronald C. Wornick Jewish Day School Ulam Gadol

800 Foster City Boulevard

Foster City, CA 94404

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Jewish identity and connection to the Jewish people is rapidly changing. What does this mean for our Jewish community?

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What Can Future Peoplehood Look Like in the Bay Area and Beyond?

Sunday, November 4th – 10 am to 3:00 pm

Ronald C. Wornick Jewish Day School

Ulam Gadol

The ways that Jews think of their Jewish identity and connection to the Jewish people is rapidly changing. We invite you to explore together the changing nature of Jewish Peoplehood. What are the implications of the changes for the work of Jewish organizations? What is the role of Jewish professionals and community builders in grappling with the changes and shaping the Jewish future?

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10:15 - 10:30 am Opening

10:30 - 11:45 am What can future Peoplehood look like?

Rabbi Lisa D. Grant, PhD – HUC-JIR/New York

Rabbi Darren Kleinberg, PhD – Kehillah Jewish High School

Noam Pianko, PhD – University of Washington

11:45 am - 1:00 pm Using the Peoplehood lens to map out our organization's future course:

Lessons from the Bay Area Initiative - Ezra Kopelowitz, PhD, Research Success Technologies

Panel of organizations that participated in the Initiative:

Rabbi Lavey Derby – Peninsula Jewish Community Center

Debby Arzt-Mor – The Brandeis School of San Francisco

Jeremy Ragent – Stanford Hillel

1:00 - 1:45 pm Group discussions around lunch tables

1:45 - 2:45 pm Engaging with Israel in the current paradigm - what narratives can work?

Melissa Weintraub - Resetting the Table

Zachary Schaffer – Israel Action Network, JFNA

Zack Bodner – Oshman Family Jewish Community Center of Palo Alto

2:45 - 3:00 pm Final words

Co-sponsored by the Jim Joseph Foundation, the Center for Jewish Peoplehood Education, the LJPFF, and the Peninsula Jewish Community Center

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Ronald C. Wornick Jewish Day School Ulam Gadol

800 Foster City Boulevard

Foster City, CA 94404

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