Presentations & Workshops

Encounter’s well-conceived and sensi­tively-crafted program to promote listen­ing and aware­ness will inform my life forever.”

— Eleanor, Jewish Funder’s Network member
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Encounter staff are experts in the field of conflict trans­for­ma­tion, partic­u­larly between Jews and Palestinians, facil­i­tat­ing conver­sa­tions across polit­i­cal and reli­gious divides. Encounter has also piloted resources enabling educa­tors to thought­fully address hard topics in Israel educa­tion for vary­ing Jewish educa­tional insti­tu­tions.

Our staff are avail­able to speak at confer­ences, work­shops and other commu­nity-wide events and to facil­i­tate discus­sions for commu­nity insti­tu­tions espe­cially those wrestling with how to approach the topic of Israel and the conflict.

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Encounter Presentation menu

Here is a small sample of the topics that we are prepared to speak on in your commu­nity, syna­gogue, confer­ence or univer­sity:

  1. Restoring Humanity, Transcending Polarities between Jews and Palestinians
  2. Young Jews and Israel: A New Vision for Meaningful Engagement
  3. Can We Talk? Dialogue about Israel Within and Between Communities
  4. Jewish War Ethics in the Face of Terror

Click here to view upcom­ing presen­ta­tions and work­shops.

To request an Encounter speaker for your event, please contact Heidi Rosbe.

Click here for a list of orga­ni­za­tions who have hosted us.


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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