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Sunday, February 17 • 9:00pm - 10:15pm
If I Am Not for Myself, Blah Blah Blah: Balancing Peoplehood and Tikkun Olam

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We’ll explore the tension between Jewish “peoplehood” – supporting Israel and rallying around Jewish crises – and Jewish activism in universal causes like hunger and poverty. Are groups like American Jewish World Service and phenomena like “Eco-Torah Tours of Costa Rica” signs of a healthy Jewish community or symptoms of its decline?

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Andrew Silow-Carroll

Andrew Silow-Carroll is editor in chief of the New Jersey Jewish News. He was previously the managing editor of the Forward. From 1996-1998 he lived in Israel as a Jerusalem Fellow, an international program in Jewish education. He was a Spielberg Fellow and director of communications of CLAL-The National Jewish Center for Learning and Leadership. He is a fellow of Leadership New Jersey, a program for emerging state leaders. He lives in Teaneck... Read More →

Sunday February 17, 2013 9:00pm - 10:15pm
Monroe concourse level