JEA LA Conf Pgm Highlights 2016

JEWISH EDUCATORS ASSEMBLY

65th   ANNUAL CONFERENCE

Sunday – Wednesday, November 13-16, 2016

Warner Center Marriott

Woodland Hills, CA

 

 TOLERANCE

אבן מאסו הבונים היתה לראש פנה

 

PROGRAM HIGHLIGHTS

 

Sunday, November 13

            3PM    Conference Begins

            Opening Presentation by Rabbi Ed Feinstein, Valley Beth Shalom

            Dinner: On the Red Carpet

            Freedom Song – A Compelling Dramatic Presentation by Beit Teshuva

            Kumsitz

 

Monday, November 14

            Limmud

            Confronting Trans-Gender Issues in Education with

Rabbi Becky Silverstein and Rabbi Susan Goldberg

            Morning Workshops:

  • Trans-Gender Issues – Rabbi Silverstein and Rabbi Goldberg
  • Addictive Behavior – Rabbi Paul Steinberg and Marla Kaufman
  • Special Needs – Susan North Gilboa
  • Bullying – Matt Friedman (ADL)

Lunch

Afternoon Workshops

  • A Model Program for Inclusion – Rabbi Charlie Savenor
  • Lifeworthy Learning – Sue Wyner, USCJ
  • Center for Israel Education – Rich Walter
  • And more…

Late Afternoon Workshops:

  • Chai Mitzvah – Nina Woldin
  • Hebrew in Harmony – Aviva Gutnick (Behrman House)
  • NDI Reunion
  • And more…

Dinner

Evening Concert featuring Julie Silver and Friends

Late Night Learning and Libations

 

Tuesday, November 15

            Morning Sessions at the Museum of Tolerance / Simon Wiesenthal Center

            Lunch

            Afternoon Program at American Jewish University (AJU) featuring:

  • Rabbi Sheldon Dorph
  • Rabbi Brad Artson
  • Faculty of the Fingerhut School of Education

Dinner

Evening Entertainment at the Hotel and Pool Party

 

Wednesday, November 16

            Prayersong with Amy Robinson Katz

            Spiritual Text Study with Reb Mimi Feigelson, AJU

            Farewell Brunch – Conference concludes at 12 Noon

 

            Shalom U’l’hitra’ot!

            See you in Israel – February 2018!