Upcoming Events

The Letters Project: Conversing Across Narratives

The Jewish Community Relations Council of Minnesota and the Dakotas is running a letter-writing contest based on Yossi Klein Halevi’s book, Letters to My Palestinian Neighbor: With an Extensive Epilogue of Palestinian Responses Enter our high school contest (ages 14-18), our post-high school contest (ages 18-22), or our young adult contest (ages 22-30). There will […]

Living Room Learning with Mark Wilf

Mark Wilf serves as chair of Jewish Federations of North America and is the President/Owner of the Minnesota Vikings. How is Mark approaching the challenges each organization is facing today. Mark will discuss the challenges facing Jewish communities globally and the initiatives about which he is most passionate, including Holocaust education and aid to Holocaust […]

Impact of Trauma from Generation to Generation

Featuring Dr. Irit Felsen Thursday and Friday, December 3 and 4 Free and Open to the Public Dr. Felsen, herself a child of Survivors, studied in Israel, Germany and at Yale University. She is a member of the Yale Trauma Study Group, an adjunct professor at Columbia University and Yeshiva University, and the co-convener of […]

A conversation with Ron Leshem, “Valley of Tears” creator

Screenwriter and author Rob Leshem is the creator of Valley of Tears, a new HBO Max series shaking Israeli society and now reaching American audiences. Inspired by true events, Valley of Tears is a ten-part miniseries depicting the Yom Kippur War through the eyes of young combatants. It tells four emotional and highly personal stories […]

Leading With Our Values, featuring Dr. Micah Goodman — iEngage Series Launch

Dr. Micah Goodman, author of Catch-67 and a leading voice in Judaism, Zionism, the Bible, and the challenges and opportunities facing Israel and contemporary world Jewry, will launch the iEngage program with this community conversation. iEngage: Jewish Values and the Israeli-Palestinian Conflict, a program of the Sholom Hartman Institute, explores one of the most divisive […]