Trip to Bethlehem: Jewish Communal Leaders

Encounter is now accepting appli­ca­tions for our upcoming October 22–23 trip to Bethlehem. If you have any ques­tions about your eligi­bility to partic­i­pate, please contact trips@​encounterprograms.​org.

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Start: October 22, 2015
End: October 23, 2015
Address:
Bethlehem, West Bank
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A Day of Listening & Learning in Bethlehem: An Invitation for World Zionist Congress Attendees

Encounter is now accepting appli­ca­tions for our upcoming October 25, 2015 trip to Bethlehem for dele­gates and atten­dees of the 2015 World Zionist Congress.

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Start: October 25, 2015
End: October 25, 2015
Address:
Bethlehem
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Encounter Fellows: Opening Session

The opening session of the fellow­ship will provide an oppor­tu­nity to get to know each other.

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Start: November 1, 2015
End: November 1, 2015
Address:
Jerusalem, Israel
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Encounter Fellows: Walking Tour: Old City and Silwan Trip

This walking tour will give partic­i­pants “on the ground” expo­sure to some of the chal­lenges and complex­i­ties of Palestinian life in the Old City and Silwan through the eyes of local resi­dents, activists and civil society leaders.

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Start: November 13, 2015
End: November 13, 2015

Encounter Fellows: Session #3

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 Fellow program. […]

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Start: November 29, 2015
End: November 29, 2015
Address:
Jerusalem, Israel
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Encounter Fellows: Session #4

This work­shop will be an intro­duc­tion to the Fellows’ projects.

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Start: January 10, 2016
End: January 10, 2016
Address:
Jerusalem, Israel
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Encounter Fellows: Session #5

This session will provide an oppor­tu­nity for Fellows to explore where they stand on different issues as it relates to the conflict and to prac­tice expressing those posi­tions within their diverse commu­ni­ties in non-polarizing ways.

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Start: January 17, 2016
End: January 17, 2016
Address:
Jerusalem, Israel
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Encounter Fellows: Session #6

This Encounter Fellows’ session will explore the different models for intro­ducing Palestinian voices using events surrounding 1948 as a case study.

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Start: January 24, 2016
End: January 24, 2016
Address:
Jerusalem, Israel
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Encounter Fellows: Session #7

At this session, Fellows will have a unique oppor­tu­nity to hear from Palestinians about their prison expe­ri­ence, as well as hear from advo­cates of Palestinian pris­oners’ rights.

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Start: January 31, 2016 12:00 am
End: January 31, 2016 12:00 am

Alumni & Encounter Fellows: Jerusalem and Surrounding Areas Trip

This trip will focus on Jerusalem and it’s surrounding areas.

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Start: February 5, 2016
End: February 5, 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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