Encounter offers emerging and executive Jewish leaders opportunities to continue learning and engaging the core issues the heart of the conflict.
It is incumbent upon us, as lovers of Israel, Jews and Judaism, to know all aspects of the issues. We are people of the book, of seeking truth and knowledge and peace.Debbie Cosgrove Chair, Jewish Women’s Foundation NY
It is a duty to listen to all the stories if you wish to have a properly functioning moral compass.Rabbi Steve Greenberg Executive Director, Eshel
It's a powerful and necessary experience.Lindsey B. Mintz Executive Director, Indianapolis JCRC
I have an additional narrative in my head which I didn't have prior--that is why I knew it was necessary for me as a communal leader.Debbie Cosgrove Chair, Jewish Women’s Foundation NY
I didn't learn any substantial new facts or yet-unknown perspectives about the conflict. But I was pressed to confront the urgency of... and the untenability of my own blind spots.Rabbi Jeremy Kalmanofsky Rabbi, Ansche Chesed