Taking It Home: An Evening for Our Alumni

Join us for Encounter’s annual Taking it Home Dinner.

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Start: April 6, 2014
End: April 6, 2014
Address:
Jerusalem, Israel
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Tour to the Bethlehem Area for Gap Year Students

Encounter is now accepting appli­ca­tions for our upcoming March 27–28 trip to Bethlehem. Current gap-year students are encour­aged to apply. If you have any ques­tions about your eligi­bility to partic­i­pate, please contact Shani Rosebaum at shani@​encounterprograms.​org.

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Start: March 27, 2014
End: March 28, 2014
Address:
Bethlehem, West Bank
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Tour to Bethlehem’s Surrounding Areas for Jewish Communal Leaders

Encounter is now accepting appli­ca­tions for our upcoming March 13–14 trip to the Bethlehem area. Current and emerging Jewish communal leaders (Jewish educa­tors, lay leaders, rabbis, and rabbinical students) are encour­aged to apply. If you have ques­tions about your eligi­bility to partic­i­pate, please contact Shani Rosenbaum, Middle East Program Coordinator at shani@​encounterprograms.​org.

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Start: March 13, 2014
End: March 14, 2014
Venue: Bethlehem
Address:
West Bank
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Palestinian Voices Speaker Series: America’s Role in Transforming the Israeli-Palestinian Conflict: Place and Policy

Join us for the Washington, DC launch of Encounter’s Palestinian Voices Speaker Series on Motzei Shabbat, Saturday March 1, 2014 at 6:45pm.

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Start: March 1, 2014 6:45 pm
End: March 1, 2014 10:00 pm
Address:
Washington, DC, United States
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Tour to Bethlehem for Jewish Communal Leaders: Future and Current Jewish Educators, Rabbis, and Lay Leaders

This trip is geared towards future and current Jewish educa­tors, rabbis, and lay leaders. The appli­ca­tion dead­line is February 10.

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Start: February 27, 2014
End: February 28, 2014
Venue: Bethlehem
Address:
West Bank
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Motzei Shabbat Evening in East Jerusalem for a High-Level Delegation of Jewish Leaders — by invitation only

While many of us are inti­mately familiar with West Jerusalem, few of us are as familiar with East Jerusalem, just blocks away. Join us for an evening program to hear from Palestinian resi­dents about their perspec­tives on the city’s future. This Motzei Shabbat evening program in East Jerusalem on February 22, 2014 features Palestinian speakers […]

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Start: February 22, 2014
End: February 22, 2014
Address:
East Jerusalem, Israel
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Tour to Ramallah for a High-Level Delegation of Jewish Leaders — by invitation only

Join us for a day in the urban nucleus of the West Bank – the current hub of its economic, civic and polit­ical life to gain a deeper under­standing of secu­rity issues from a wide range of Palestinian speakers. The trip provides partic­i­pants the oppor­tu­nity to ask ques­tions directly to our Palestinian inter­locu­tors and probe […]

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Start: February 21, 2014 7:15 am
End: February 21, 2014 3:30 pm
Address:
Ramallah
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Davar Acher: Leadership Program — Accessing and Activating Your Voice — Session 3

This course ‚which is part of the Davar Acher: Leadership Program, is for seasoned Encounter alumni; those who have partic­i­pated in multiple trips, perhaps served as a facil­i­tator or in a lead­er­ship role. The dead­line to apply is January 13, 2014.

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Start: February 16, 2014
End: February 16, 2014
Address:
Jerusalem, Israel
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Davar Acher: Leadership Program — Accessing and Activating Your Voice — Session 2

This course ‚which is part of the Davar Acher: Leadership Program, is for seasoned Encounter alumni; those who have partic­i­pated in multiple trips, perhaps served as a facil­i­tator or in a lead­er­ship role. The dead­line to apply is January 13, 2014.

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Start: February 9, 2014 7:00 pm
End: February 9, 2014 10:00 pm
Address:
Jerusalem, Israel
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Davar Acher: Leadership Program — Accessing and Activating Your Voice — Session 1

This course ‚which is part of the Davar Acher: Leadership Program, is for seasoned Encounter alumni; those who have partic­i­pated in multiple trips, perhaps served as a facil­i­tator or in a lead­er­ship role. The dead­line to apply is January 13, 2014.

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Start: February 2, 2014 7:00 pm
End: February 2, 2014 10:00 pm
Address:
Jerusalem, Israel
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Our Mission

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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