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Encountering Palestinian Narratives

David Bernstein and Yona Shem Tov, JCPA CRCast
Video

Encounter was formed in 2007 to expose American Jewish Leaders to Palestinian narratives. To this date a number of JCRC leaders have participated. Why is it important for Jewish leaders to understand the Palestinian experience? What does Encounter hope to accomplish in this work? Click here to watch on YouTube  

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The Danger of a Single Story

Chimamanda Adichie, TED Talks
Video

Our lives, our cultures, are composed of many overlapping stories. Novelist Chimamanda Adichie tells the story of how she found her authentic cultural voice — and warns that if we hear only a single story about another person or country, we risk a critical misunderstanding.

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