Du-Siach: Building an Open Dialogue About Israel 50 Years After 1967

Date: Jun 06, 2017 - Jun 06, 2017

Location: New York City

Category: Alumni Clergy: Continuing Ed Conferences


A three-day, intensive seminar designed to build leadership skills around Israel engagement at a critical moment in history. Open to education, cantorial, and rabbinical students and alumni of HUC-JIR and The Jewish Theological Seminary.

June 6–8, 2017
Hebrew Union College-Jewish Institute of Religion
One West Fourth Street, New York, NY

Programming will focus on:

  • Holding meaningful conversations across differences of opinion, with Rabbi Melissa Weintraub, Resetting the Table
  • Using traditional texts to guide discussions about contemporary Israel, with Rabbi Jill Jacobs and Rabbi Lev Meirowitz-Nelson, T’ruah
  • Approaches to Diaspora engagement with Israel in the shadow of 1967, with Dr. Ilan Ezrachi
  • Utilizing music as a tool to learn and teach about Israeli history, society, and culture, with Elad Kabilio and MusicTalks


For More Information

For further details, please contact Dr. Hillel Gruenberg, director of Israel Engagement at JTS and HUC-JIR, at hgruenberg@huc.edu.

This seminar is generously supported by a grant from UJA Federation-New York.