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Rabbi Teri Appleby

Rabbi Teri Appleby

By Rabbi Teri Appleby.

Are you interested in helping to define the direction of Social Action at Holy Blossom Temple?

Would you like to sharpen your social action advocacy skills with other Canadian Reform Jews?

Then you’re invited.

The Social Action Committee of the Canadian Counsel for Reform Judaism (CCRJ) in partnership with the Religious Action Center of Reform Judaism (the RAC) is offering a workshop titled “Nuts and Bolts of Effective Advocacy” on October 18-20 in Ottawa. If you can’t attend in person, the CCRJ will provide remote interactive participation.

Please see the attached flyer and registration form.

Questions? Or to let me know that you will be participating, please contact Rabbi Appleby ([email protected]).

To download the Registration Form, please click here.

Religious Action Center of Reform Judaism- CCRJ/URJC SC Canadian Social Action Committee

The Canadian Social Action Committee of the CCRJ, URJ Canada Steering Committee and the Religious Action Centre will be hosting a “Nuts and Bolts of Social Action” workshop.   Barbara Weinstein, the RAC’s Associate Director and Director of the Commission on Social Action will once again be our facilitator.

What:  The Workshop will include Shabbat services with Rabbi Steve Garten Friday evening and Saturday morning, when we will also welcome Rabbi Rick Jacobs, President URJ; a hands-on Mitzvah day program and visit to Parliament Hill Saturday afternoon, Dinner, Havdalah and informal gathering Saturday evening; all day training Sunday, focusing on advocacy and programmatic training, networking opportunities and developing a concrete format for implementing our advocacy goals.

When: October 18-20, 2013

Who:   Social action leaders, interested Reform congregants from across Canada and other members of your community with whom you would like to partner in advocacy related endeavours.

Where: Temple Israel 1301 Prince of Wales Drive, Ottawa, ON K2C 1N2

For those unable to attend in person, there will be remote interactive participation available.

Why: To build on our shared commitment to social justice and to develop strategies and programs we can implement across Canada

Cost:   Registration fee $36.  Additional costs for hotel, transportation and some meals.


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