Please Join Us on September 12th: Reception & Film — SOLD OUT

SOLD OUT Please join me for an evening with Encounter at the Opening Night Premiere of the film version of the acclaimed play “Wrestling Jerusalem” Tuesday, September 12th, 2017 Reception for Encounter alumni and friends: 5:45 pm at the home of Susan Beckerman Film at 7:30 pm at Symphony Space: 95th Street and Broadway There will be […]

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Start: September 12, 2017
End: September 12, 2017
Venue: Symphony Space
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Cost: $36

ENCOUNTER DISPATCH: A Former Prisoner’s Point of View: Palestinian Prisoner Hunger Strikes

Join us on May 18th for a webinar with Souliman Khatib, Co-Founder and Co-Director of Combatants for Peace for a webinar. 

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Start: May 18, 2017
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Trip to Bethlehem for Gap Year Students

Encounter is now accepting appli­ca­tions for our upcoming March 2–3 trip to Bethlehem. Current Gap Year Students 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: March 2, 2017
End: March 3, 2017
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Bethlehem
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Trip to Bethlehem for Jewish Leaders

Encounter is now accepting appli­ca­tions for our upcoming February 2–3 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: February 2, 2017
End: February 3, 2017
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United States
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ENCOUNTER DISPATCH: The Road Ahead: Growing Popular Movements with Fadi Quran

Join us on January 24th for a webinar with Fadi Quran, Policy Member of Al-Shabaka Policy, as part of a webinar series.

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Start: January 24, 2017
End: January 24, 2017
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ENCOUNTER DISPATCH: In Our Backyard: Jews as Allies in NYC with Rama Issa-Ibrahim

Join us on January 18th for a Webinar with Rama Issa-Ibrahim of the NYC Commission on Human Rights, as part of a webinar series.

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Start: January 18, 2017
End: January 18, 2017
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United States
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ENCOUNTER DISPATCH: Negotiations: What’s Next? with Dr. Varsen Aghabekian and Jamil Rabah of the Negotiations Affairs Department of the PLO

Join us on January 12th for a webinar with Jamil Rabah and Varsen Aghabekian of the Negotiations Affairs Department of the PLO, as part of a webinar series.

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Start: January 12, 2017
End: January 12, 2017
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ENCOUNTER DISPATCH: The Intra– Communal Landscape with Rev. Dr. Katharine Henderson

Join us on January 9th for a webinar with Rev. Dr. Katharine Rhodes Henderson, President of Auburn Theological Seminary, as part of a five-part webinar series.

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Start: January 9, 2017
End: January 9, 2017

Encounter Trip to Bethlehem for Jewish Leaders

Encounter is now accepting appli­ca­tions for our upcoming December 8–9 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: December 8, 2016
End: December 9, 2016
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Bethlehem
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Addressing Your Community’s Tensions and Challenges around Differences on Israel, with Rabbi Melissa Weintraub

Join us on Thursday, October 20, 2016 from 9:00–10:00am PDT / 12:00–1:00pm EDT / 7:00–8:00pm IDT for a live webinar with Rabbi Melissa Weintraub, Co-Founding Director of Resetting the Table. Many Jewish commu­ni­ties have grown frac­tured, tense, and/or avoidant over differ­ences on Israel. Join us to learn strate­gies and tools for building a communal culture of […]

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Start: October 20, 2016
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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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