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We are pleased to share with you the recording of “Beyond the Kotel,” a high-level briefing from Israel for leaders and supporters of the Reform Movement, held on July 19, 2017. This conference call features Israeli faculty and alumni experts and activists effecting positive change. Learn about upcoming Knesset legislation and Supreme Court cases on religious pluralism, how Israel is moving through this turbulent moment in history, and how HUC-JIR is involved in educating for real societal transformation. 

You can also download the recording here

Beyond the Kotel Briefing Headshots

Upcoming Knesset Bills and Supreme Court Cases:
Rabbi Noa Sattath, Executive Director, Israel Religious Action Center, and distinguished alumna of our Israel Rabbinical Program

Modern Israeli History as Context:
Dr. David Mendelsson, Director, Year-In-Israel Program, Taube Family Campus, HUC-JIR/Jerusalem

Healing Hatred and Educating for Communal Change:
Dr. Ruhama Weiss, Director, Blaustein Center for Pastoral Counseling, Taube Family Campus, HUC-JIR/Jerusalem

Moderated by:
Rabbi Aaron Panken, Ph.D., President, HUC-JIR

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