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Sunday, February 17 • 10:00am - 11:15am
There's an App for That: The Unbundling of American Jewish Life

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From iTunes playlists to Google News, we have become curators of...well, almost everything. And it's no different with the range of Jewish religious, educational, cultural, social, and political choices available today. Join Sarah Benor and Shawn Landres to discuss what they're learning about how the technology revolutions reshaping music, news, and the rest of our lives are continuing to transform Jewish life in America and beyond.

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Sarah Benor

Associate Professor of Contemporary Jewish Studies, Hebrew Union College
Sarah Bunin Benor is Associate Professor of Contemporary Jewish Studies at Hebrew Union College – Jewish Institute of Religion (Los Angeles) and Adjunct Associate Professor in the University of Southern California Linguistics Department. She received her Ph.D. from Stanford University in Linguistics in 2004. She is the author of Becoming Frum: How Newcomers Learn the Language and Culture of Orthodox Judaism (Rutgers University Press, 2012... Read More →
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Shawn Landres

Co-founder & CEO, Jumpstart
Connecting people, ideas, and resources, Jumpstart co-founder & CEO Shawn Landres, PhD, models networked leadership for social good. In 2008 he co-founded Jumpstart, a research & design lab that the Jerusalem Post says has “changed the global conversation about Jewish innovation." Shawn's work at Jumpstart and elsewhere has earned wide recognition, from the White House to TIME, The New York Times, Wall Street Journal, CNN.com, Chronicle of... Read More →

Sunday February 17, 2013 10:00am - 11:15am
Ambrose 15th floor conference center