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Rekindle: A Shabbat Studio is a forum of learning, sharing, community building and radical amazement. The Studio included a range of formal and informal activities (including peer-led happenings and sessions, open space discussions and workshops) all designed to facilitate connections between Shabbat innovators – the movers and shakers of creative Shabbat programming around the world – and catalyze a community of practice.
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Thursday, January 14 • 9:45am - 10:30am
Session 3: Ancient Ties, A Modern Table: Shabbat in Africa & Beyond

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Join us for a little education and a lot of celebration around the diverse Shabbat tables around the world, starting with our experiences in East and Southern Africa. Explore how you can create your own unique experience, drawing on distinct Jewish cultures across the globe. The music and the mezze plates may differ - but the magic is still the same.

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Jenn Green

Assistant Director, NuRoots Community Fellowship (Venice/Santa Monica), The Jewish Federation
Jennifer Yael Green has over eight years of experience working in cross-cultural outreach, education, and communications. She currently serves as the Assistant Director for the NuRoots Community Fellowship in Venice/Santa Monica. She's lucky enough to spend her days within a mile of the beach, meeting one-on-one with young adults and working to build a soulful, meaningful and creative Jewish community of 20 and 30-somethings. Jennifer graduated... Read More →
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Elizabeth Kurtis

West Coast Regional Manager, JDC Entwine
Elizabeth is thrilled to make the move to San Diego and to continue to grow and deepen our West Coast Networks. She is a former JDC Entwine Global Jewish Service Corps Fellow in Gondar, Ethiopia. She worked on JDC projects in the region focused on providing access to education, water and public health initiatives, with an emphasis on teaching English and leading programs at JDC-supported schools. Since returning from Ethiopia, Elizabeth has... Read More →


Thursday January 14, 2016 9:45am - 10:30am
Barn 2, West Side Alcove

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