Encounter Trip to Bethlehem

Encounter is now accepting appli­ca­tions for our upcoming September 22–23 trip to Bethlehem. This program is geared towards Jewish ‘influ­encers’: profes­sionals in training, lay or veteran profes­sional leaders, volun­teers, phil­an­thropists, future rabbis and Jewish educa­tors, are all encour­aged to apply.

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Start: September 22, 2016
End: September 23, 2016
Address:
Bethlehem
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Encounter Dispatch: Transformative Education

Join us on September 21st for a webinar with Hand in Hand’s Director of Resource Development & Strategy, Rebecca Bardach as part of our webinar series. 

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Start: September 21, 2016
End: September 21, 2016
Address:
United States
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Trip to Bethlehem for Jewish Communal Leaders

Encounter is now accepting appli­ca­tions for our upcoming July 17–18 trip to Bethlehem. If you are active in Jewish communal life, as a profes­sional, lay leader, volun­teer, or supporter, you are encour­aged to apply. Questions about the trip and eligi­bility to partic­i­pate are welcome and should be directed to trips@​encounterprograms.​org.

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Start: July 17, 2016
End: July 18, 2016
Address:
United States
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A Day in East Jerusalem for Jewish Communal Leaders

Join us for a day in East Jerusalem to hear from Palestinian resi­dents about their perspec­tives on this current moment in the city and its future. Participants will join a cohort of Jewish peers to listen to a diverse set of Palestinian speakers discuss crit­ical issues and see the reality of various East Jerusalem neigh­bor­hoods first­hand. Bring your most pressing ques­tions, a sense of curiosity and a will­ing­ness to engage across polit­ical differences.

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Start: July 1, 2016
End: July 1, 2016

Alumni & Encounter Fellows: South Hebron Hills Trip

This trip will be to the South Hebron Hills. 

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Start: May 13, 2016
End: May 13, 2016
Address:
South Hebron Hills, West Bank
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Encounter Fellows: Final Presentations

In this session Encounter Fellows will present their final projects. 

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Start: May 8, 2016
End: May 8, 2016
Address:
Jerusalem, Israel
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Encounter Fellows: Closing Dinner

Encounter is proud to offer the only non-partisan Jewish educa­tional context in which you can hear from Palestinians activists and civil society leaders – and visit their commu­ni­ties in the West Bank– while devel­oping your own nuanced voice as leaders in your commu­ni­ties and beyond. Click here for more infor­ma­tion on the Encounter Fellows program. […]

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Start: May 8, 2016
End: May 8, 2016
Address:
Jerusalem, Israel
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Encounter Dispatch: Defining Normal: A Conversation about Anti-Normalization

Join us on May 4th for a webinar with ALLMEP Executive Director, Joel Braunold and ALLMEP Regional Director, Huda Abuarquob as part of our monthly webinar series. 

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Start: May 4, 2016
End: May 4, 2016
Address:
United States
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Encounter Dispatch: Trouble in the Tribe: The American Jewish Conflict Over Israel

Join us on Tuesday, April 12, 2016 from 12:00–1:00pm EDT / 7:00–8:00pm IDT for a live webinar with Dov Waxman as part of our monthly webinar series. About Dov Waxman  Dov Waxman is Professor of Political Science, International Affairs, and Israel Studies, and the Stotsky Professor of Jewish Historical and Cultural Studies at Northeastern University. […]

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Start: April 12, 2016
End: April 12, 2016
Address:
United States
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Trip to Bethlehem for Emerging Jewish Leaders

Encounter is now accepting appli­ca­tions for our upcoming April 7–8 trip to Bethlehem. Current rabbinical school students and students of Jewish educa­tion are partic­u­larly encour­aged to apply. Questions about the trip and eligi­bility are welcome and should be directed to trips@​encounterprograms.​org.

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Start: April 7, 2016
End: April 8, 2016
Address:
Bethlehem
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Encounter is an edu­ca­tional orga­ni­za­tion dedi­cated to strength­ening the capacity of the Jewish people to be construc­tive agents of change in resolving the Israeli-Palestinian conflict.

Moti­vated by the relent­less Jew­ish pur­suit of hokhma (wis­dom) and binah (under­stand­ing), Encounter cul­ti­vates informed Jew­ish lead­er­ship on the Israeli-Palestinian con­flict by bring­ing…

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