Understanding Muslim Neighbors

Part 1: Sunday, November 17, 9:30am-5:30pm
Parts 2 & 3: Sunday, December 8, 9:30am-5:30pm

Part 1 will be held at Temple Emanu-El, 1010 University Ave., San Jose, and Part 2 will be held at Congregation Shir Hadash, 20 Cherry Blossom Lane, Los Gatos.

An intensive, in-depth seminar for the Jewish community to build bridges of understanding and respect with Muslims. In two full days with a world-class scholar on Islam, this seminar navigates through a maze of conflicting information and stereotypes to equip Jews with the knowledge and tools to better understand and collaborate with Muslims in tikkun olam (repairing the world). Fee is $60 (or $50 if you sign up before November 11).

Register at umn2019.eventbrite.com

For more information, contact [email protected].

This event is held in collaboration with Abrahamic Alliance International, Temple Emanu-El, Congregation Shir Hadash, and Congregation Sinai.

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Author Tiffany Shlain
24/6: The Power of Unplugging One Day a Week

Tuesday, November 19, 7:00pm-9:00pm

Book cover, 24/6 by Tiffany ShlainYou’re invited to hear Tiffany Shlain discuss her book 24/6: The Power of Unplugging One Day a Week.

Shlain — an internet pioneer, filmmaker, and author — takes us on an entertaining journey into a strategy for living in our 24/7 world. A far-reaching examination of the digital revolution, 24/6 is an incisive, intimate, and urgent call to re-balance ourselves and ultimately help re-balance society through rethinking the transformative weekly practice of Shabbat.

TIckets $12 (JCC member price $10).

Get tickets online at eventbrite.com.

For more information, contact [email protected].


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