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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United States
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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
Address:
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
End: October 20, 2016
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United States
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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
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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
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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 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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