Inspired by their moving expe­ri­ences on Encounter, our alumni reach tens of thou­sands
through deliv­er­ing sermons in syna­gogues, publish­ing arti­cles and essays in Jewish and
general press, and post­ing their reflec­tions on blogs and list­servs. In this section,
we feature divrei torah, speeches, arti­cles, and essays from our Executive
Directors and alumni about Encounter’s mission and values.


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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