BBYO International Convention 2015 Program Guide - Page 51

Connecting Jewish Texts and Quotes to Globalization Themes, Williams Connect themes in Jewish texts and quotes to BBYO globalization themes. Get excited to learn, connect, discuss and explore how they relate! Facilitator: Jason Randall, BBYO North Florida Region Sessions: Limmud 2 Disability, Inclusion and Activism for Today’s Emerging Leaders, Marriott M103 Facilitator: Matan Koch, Disability Advocate Sessions: Limmud 2 From Selma to Ferguson: Southern Rabbis and Bold Leadership, Techwood As the United States experiences a resurgence of protests and outcry over the police shooting deaths of unarmed African American men, take a look back at the history of rabbis serving congregations in the south during the Civil Rights Movement and the role they played in the end of segregation in the south with Rabbi Daniel Septimus, an AZA Alumnus.  Facilitator: Rabbi Daniel Septimus, University of Texas Hillel Sessions: Limmud 3 Generational Leadership, Marriott M105 One of the most important things that a leader can do is ensure that there is someone to follow them. Using Jewish texts from our tradition, we’ll examine our own leadership map and think critically about our roles as leaders, while keeping an eye on both the past and the future. Facilitator: Mike Fuld, NFTY Sessions: Limmud 2 Shuk Details Faith After the Holocaust: Can Humankind Still Believe in God After Earth Became Hell?, Embassy C d Extreme evil, human existence, Creation, God - alive or dead. Where do you stand? Come to this session for a reading of Eliezer Berkovitz’s prologue of his extraordinary Faith After The Holocaust. Facilitator: Rabbi Carlos Tapiero, Maccabi World Union Sessions: Limmud 2 For Better or Worse: Social Media as a Force to be Reckoned With in Israel’s Public Diplomacy, Limmud 1: Hannover E, Limmud 2 and 3: Embassy A We will take a look at the various opportunities and challenges posed by the advent of modern technology and social media on the public diplomacy institutions of Israel. Facilitator: Barak Raz, Former IDF Spokesperson Sessions: Limmud 1, Limmud 2, Limmud 3 Program Schedule Engaging Israel: The Matrix, Vinings What is Israel and where do you stand in relation to it? Confused about what Israel means to you? Enjoy a fun, interactive session that will provide you practical and useful tools regarding Israel. Facilitator: Yaron Lipschitz, Israeli American Council Sessions: Limmud 2 Follow the Leader, Regency VI In this “follow the leader” society, who’s leading the way? How can you influence the culture around you and create a deeper, more meaningful life in the process? Discover how leading with an open heart can shift our entire culture for the better. Facilitator: Emily Greener, I Am That Girl Sessions: Limmud 1 Additional Information Dream Big, Limmud 1: Embassy A, Limmud 2: Hanover D, Limmud 3: International South PeaceLove Co-Founder Jeff Sparr is a man on an audacious mission – a mission to make mental illness cool (not cool to have, but cool to support). A family man, mental health advocate, teacher and self-taught artist, Jeff is above all a survivor battling Obsessive