Engaging Intermarried Families: What's Next?

Thursday, October 27, 2016, 9:00am – 12:30pm EDT
National Museum of American Jewish History
101 S Independence Mall E
Philadelphia, PA 19106
United States

Keep the momentum building from the Avenues to Jewish Engagement for Intermarried Couples and Families Matching Grant Initiative in honor of 2015 Genesis Prize Laureate Michael Douglas. Help lay the groundwork for continued efforts toward expanding the inclusivity of the Jewish community for intermarried couples and families.

Eilu v'Eilu - Inclusion There is a broad spectrum of intermarried couples and families; what are the factors that complicate the issue of engagement? How do we address inclusivity beyond that of young families and millennials? What does our community look like in 20 years if we think about engaging intermarried families in positive terms? What  lessons can we learn from funders whose gifts were matched as part of the initiative with the Genesis Prize Foundation? Where do we as a funding community go from here? What resources do we need? What expertise are we missing? How do we continue to push this agenda forward?

Program schedule:

9:00am: Breakfast and Mingling (Dietary laws will be observed,)

9:30am: Presentations & Q&A

Keren McGinityDr. Keren McGinity will speak about intermarriage and gender.

Keren McGinity, PhD, is Director of Interfaith Families Jewish Engagament at the Shoolman Graduate School of Jewish Education at Hebrew College


Paul_GolinPaul Golin will speak about the Jewish community 20 years in the future.

Paul Golin is Executive Director of the Society for Humanistic Judaism. Paul previously served as associate executive director of Big Tent Judaism/Jewish Outreach Institute.

10:45am: Break

11:00am: A moderated panel discussion featuring funders whose gifts were matched as part of the “Avenues to Jewish Engagement for Intermarried Couples and Families” Matching Grant Initiative in honor of 2015 Genesis Prize Laureate Michael Douglas

12:00pm: Group discussion addressing concrete next steps for the field

12:30pm: Adjourn

Following the
Interfaith Opportunity Summit 2016


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