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Monday, March 18 • 6:45pm - 9:30pm
Home Hospitality Dinners

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Meet at the bus departure area at 6:45 PM

JFN members host fun and exciting dinners in homes near the hotel. Signup is required; several dinners are now full. If you would like to attend an open dinner, please add your name on the signup board next to registration at the Beverly Hilton. 

1. Camp Works, hosted by Evan and Dana Schlessinger
DINNER IS FULL
The Jewish camp experience across North America, encompassing all denominations and affiliations, helps build a more vibrant Jewish future. Tonight's conversation builds on the Foundation for Jewish Camp's recent Funders Summit on Jewish Camp, which brought 28 foundations together to envision and plan for the future growth of this exciting field.
Guest speaker: Rabbi Edward Feinstein, Senior Rabbi, Valley Beth Shalom, Encino, CA
Dietary laws observed.

2. Birthright at 13: Investors, Impact and Innovation, hosted by David Mamet and John Burnham
DINNER IS FULL
Now in its bar/bat mitzvah year, the Birthright Israel Foundation invites you to raise a glass to celebrate our investors, impact and innovation. Co-hosts David Mamet and John Burnham share an investor's and parent's view of the program, recent alumnae tell of the impact the 10-day experience had on them, and Birthright Israel Foundation’s president David Fisher speaks to how the foundation continues to innovate to ensure that generations to come will receive this transformative gift.
Dinner is kosher style.

3. Emerging Jewish Artists Impact Jewish Life, hosted by Randy and Pam Schoenberg and Foundation for Jewish Culture
An exciting evening of film and visual art featuring L.A. Six Points Fellows--emerging Jewish artists whose work connects young people to their Jewish identity. The Six Points Fellowship supports artists who create new work that explores Jewish ideas and experience. Join this important conversation about how creative expression is essential to Jewish community, identity, and our understanding of the world.
Dietary laws observed.

4. Engaging Millennials, hosted by JFN, at Moishe House West Hollywood
Through the Shahaf movement in Israel and programs such as Avodah, Tevel b’Tzedek, and many others, millennials are finding deep meaning by forming communities that together engage in service and learning. Visit one of L.A.’s Moishe Houses to enjoy a uniquely L.A. dinner—a kosher Mexican food truck—and good conversation with participants and alumni of these programs. Kari Dunn Saratovsky facilitates a dialogue between funders and these young leaders, to explore how young people communicate, volunteer, take action, influence their peers, and work to make a difference.
Dietary laws observed.

5. Jerusalem: Ancient Muse Meets Cutting-Edge Culture, hosted by Leichtag Foundation and Angelica Berrie at the home of Irene and Yishai Jusidman
DINNER IS FULL
A night of fun, Jerusalem-style—the tastes, musical sounds, diverse characters and unforgettable moments.
Please note: this dinner is kosher style/unsupervised.


Presenters
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Kari Dunn Saratovsky

Founder and Principal, KDS Strategies
Kari Dunn Saratovsky is principal of KDS Strategies and author of Cause for Change: The Why and How of Nonprofit Millennial Engagement. She has spent her career in the social-impact space, directing national programs and building cross-sector alliances to advance social change. She served as vice president of social innovation at the Case Foundation and directed the President's Council on Service and Civic Participation, a presidentially... Read More →


Monday March 18, 2013 6:45pm - 9:30pm
Private Homes See reg desk for address if you are not taking conferene transportation

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