What is the role of Federation and other Jewish communal organizations in a time of crisis? In a world where media is ever-present, the very nature of Jewish communal leadership is shifting. Where does community end and leadership begin? Examine these questions and more in this session led by Yehuda Kurtzer.
David N. Saperstein
Ambassador at Large for International Religious Freedom
Justice, Supreme Court of Canada
Former Moderator, NBC News
Founding Editor of The Times of Israel
Director of Community Impact & Special Projects, The Jewish Federation of Birmingham
Ambassador Dennis Ross
Counselor and William Davidson Distinguished Fellow, The Washington Institute for Near East Policy
Development Director, JEWISHcolorado
Young Adult Department Chair, JEWISHcolorado
President, Shalom Hartman Institute of North America
Kerry M. Olitzky
Executive Director, Big Tent Judaism
Seeing the promise and possibility in a city that has yet to find it’s economic foothold requires a special kind of vision. Hear from the investors who are supporting new programs and projects emanating from Israeli communities that sit outside the more commonly known hotbeds of innovation. Learn about why it’s important, how it’s successful and how you can be a part of creating the next Israeli hub of cutting-edge creative thinking.