Category Archives: Session 2016

Five ways to strengthen our Jewish community relations network

JCPA President, David Bernstein, just published a list of five ways we can strengthen the network of Jewish community organizations across the country. 
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Five ways to strengthen our Jewish community relations network

JCPA President, David Bernstein, just published a list of five ways we can strengthen the network of Jewish community organizations across the country. 
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New Directions in Muslim – Jewish Engagement

Rabbi Steve Gutow Partners in Peace Interfaith Forum With conflict raging in the Middle East, relations between Muslims and Jews have been severely strained in the country and throughout the West. Moreover, each community is more complex and diverse than the other often realizes. How can Muslims and Jews reduce the tension, open up lines
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A Briefing from Israel with Israeli Consul General to the Mid-Atlantic States Yaron Sideman

This session will be an in-depth look at Israel today from the perspective of one of Israel’s top diplomats. This will be an interactive session with up-to-the minute information and the chance to ask questions. Speaker: Israeli Consul General to the Mid-Atlantic States Yaron Sideman
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Ending the Syrian Conflict- Elliott Abrams in conversation with Linda Maizels

The Syrian civil war has broken the country apart; destabilized the Middle East; and is affecting the social policies and political discourse of Europe, the United States, and elsewhere. How might the conflict play out in the coming months? Is there an end in sight? This interactive session will provide information and answers on this
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The U.S. And Israel: What’s Changed? Tamara Wittes in conversation with Michael Miller

The issues between the Obama administration and the Netanyahu government have been a subject of much media speculation over the last year. But what, if anything, has really changed in the relationship between United States and Israel? Learn more at this interactive session with these two leaders in their respective fields. Speaker: Tamara Wittes     Moderator:
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Strategic Cafe

This year’s JCPA conference is a turning point for our network. Help us set the new direction at our first-ever strategic cafe! How can JCPA help support and guide the community relations network? Facilitator: Shirley Gross
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Current State of Jewish Life on College Campuses

In this session, Eric Fingerhut, President and CEO of Hillel International, will share his first-hand experiences and insight about Jewish life on college campus. This conversation will provide an inside look at the current opportunities and challenges for Jewish students on college campuses across the globe. Speaker: Eric Fingerhut
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Labor Unions and Graduate Students: The Next Campus Challenge

PLEASE NOTE: THIS SESSION IS OFF THE RECORD Over the past year UAW graduate student unions have had BDS votes — causing an intersection of activity in labor unions and in the academic sphere. These trends we initially spotted and helped address in California are rapidly spreading across the country. How can CRCs be most
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Getting From Here to There: Tools For Real Time Strategic Planning

How can JCRCs take a look at their external environment and plan effectively? This session will take you through the steps of a simplified strategic planning process so you can do the planning at the local level. Speaker: David Bernstein
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