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Sunday, February 17 • 4:15pm - 5:30pm
Mapping Personal & Collective Jewish Histories

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Personal storytelling is a powerful tool for understanding one's place in Jewish history. Writing is the traditional approach, but drawing maps often liberates the storyteller to think more creatively, especially when the plot is not linear. We will begin by looking at creative artist maps, both Jewish and non-Jewish, and draw our own Jewish journey maps. Afterward, we will come together for discussion, and combine individual maps into a larger, collective narrative of our shared Jewish history.

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Eileen Levinson

Founder & Executive Creative Director, Custom and Craft (and Haggadot.com)
Eileen Levinson is a designer & artist based in Los Angeles. Her work reimagines Jewish ritual for contemporary audiences. In 2011, she created Haggadot.com, a website for Jews exchange and personalize content for the Passover Haggadah. The site has received attention on NPR's All Things Considered, The Jerusalem Post , Ha'aretz, the Wall Street Journal & the Huffington Post. This summer, her team launched Custom & Craft, a similar... Read More →

Sunday February 17, 2013 4:15pm - 5:30pm
Hopatcong 15th floor conference center