Conférenciers

A

A

Joel Abraham  |  Temple Sholom, Scotch Plains, NJ, Rabbi
Ali Abu Awwad  |  ROOTS/Shorashim
Stephanie Alexander  |  Kahal Kadosh Beth Elohim, Senior Rabbi
Mona Alfi  |  Congregation B'nai Israel
David Altshuler Development
Yehoyada Amir  |  Professor and Chair, HUC-JIR and Chair of MaRaM
Erica Asch  |  Rabbi, Rabbi

B

B

elizabeth bahar  |  Temple B'nai Sholom, Rabbi
Nir Barkin  |  IMPJ, Director of Diaspora Affairs
Dana Bash  |  CNN, Chief Political Correspondent
April Baskin  |  The Union for Reform Judaism, Vice President of Audacious Hospitality
Laura Baum  |  CJP
Diana Bloom  |  Mike Scott and Associates, Productivity and Efficiency Consultant
David Blumenthal  |  Emory University, Jay and Leslie Cohen Professor of Judaic Studies

C

C

Kenneth Chasen  |  Leo Baeck Temple, Senior Rabbi
Jonathan Cohen  |  Hebrew Union College-Jewish Institute of Religion, Dean & Associate Professor in Talmud and Halakhic Literature
Galit Cohen-Kedem  |  Kehilat Kodesh V’Hol in Holon, Rabbi
Sissy Coran  |  Rockdale Temple, Senior Rabbi
Jonathan Crane  |  Emory University, Raymond F. Schinazi Scholar in Bioethics and Jewish Thought

D

D

Lucy Dinner  |  Temple Beth Or, Raleigh, NC
Larry Dressler  |  Blue Wing Consulting, Consultant
Ellen Weinberg Dreyfus  |  Shir Tikvah, Homewood, IL, Co-chair of the Task Force on the Experience of Women in the Rabbinate, Past President of the CCAR
Rebecca Dubowe  |  Moses Montefiore Temple, Rabbi

E

E

Rabbi Denise Eger  |  Congregation Kol Ami, Rabbi
Cindy Enger  |  CCAR, Director of Placement
Tamara Cohn Eskenazi  |  HUC-JIR, Professor

F

F

Talya Feldman  |  IsraAid-US, Senior Director of Operations
Karen L Fox Counselor and Consultant, Licensed Marriage & Family Therapist
Steve Fox  |  CCAR, Chief Executive
Joy Friedman  |  Religious Action Center of Reform Judaism, Director of Organizing
Stacy Friedman  |  Congregation Rodef Sholom, Senior Rabbi

G

G

Michael Gan  |  Peer, Gan & Gisler LLP, Attorney
Jerry Gonzalez  |  GALEO, Executive Director
Lisa Greene  |  North Shore Congregation Israel, Rabbi
Melissa Fay Greene Author of award-winning book The Temple Bombing
Gary Greenebaum  |  Transformational Coaching, Coach
Aaron Gross  |  University of San Diego, Associate Professor of Religion
Fred Guttman  |  Temple Emanuel, Greensboro, Senior Rabbi

H

H

Kwanza Hall  |  Atlanta City Council, Councilman
Joanne Harpel  |  Rethink The Conversation, President and CEO
Bobby Harris  |  URJ Camp Coleman, Director
Martha Hausman  |  MH Negotiation, Lawyer and Mediator
Alan Henkin  |  CCAR, Special Consultant/ Placement Director Emeritus
Sofi Hersher  |  Religious Action Center of Reform Judaism, Digital Communications Manager
Joui Hessel  |  CCAR Atlanta Convention Committee, Ex-Officio
Joel Hoffman Author and Translator
Joshua Holo  |  Hebrew Union College-Jewish Institute of Religion, Dean, Jack H. Skirball Campus, Associate Professor of Jewish History

J

J

Walter Jacob  |  Abraham Geiger College, President
Shira Joseph  |  Congregation Shaaray Shalom, Rabbi

K

K

Gilad Kariv  |  IMPJ, CEO
Faryn Kates Rudnick  |  Temple Beth-El, Northbrook, IL, Cantor
Noam Katz  |  The Leo Baeck Day School, Dean of Jewish Living
Derreck Kayongo  |  The Center for Civil and Human Rights, CEO
Soumaya Khalifa  |  Islamic Speakers Bureau of Atlanta, Executive Director and Founder
Paul Kipnes  |  Congregation Or Ami, Rabbi
Asher Knight  |  Temple Beth El, Charlotte, NC, Senior Rabbi
Matan Koch Disability Advocate
Douglas Kohn  |  Temple Shir Tikva, Wayland, MA, Interim rabbi

L

L

Meir Lakein  |  JOIN for Justice, Director of Organizing
Anna Langer  |  Hillel International, Associate Vice President, Israel Action Program │ Israel Education and Engagement
Micah Lapidus  |  The Davis Academy, Director of Jewish and Hebrew Studies
Rachel Laser  |  Rachel Laser Consulting, President
Barry Leff  |  Temple Beth El, Birmingham, Alabama, Interim Rabbi
Joseph J. Levin  |  Southern Poverty Law Center, Co-Founder (Board Emeritus)
Richard Levy  |  Hebrew Union College-Jewish Institute of Religion (Los Angeles Campus), Rabbi Emeritus of the Synagogue
Ellen Lewis  |  Professional Supervision for Clergy, Certified Psychoanalyst and Rabbi
Deborah Lipstadt  |  Emory University, Professor
Janet Liss  |  North Country Reform Temple, Rabbi
David Lyon  |  Congregation Beth Israel, Senior Rabbi

M

M

Michael Marmur  |  HUC-JIR, Professor
Daniel Medwin  |  CCAR, Director of Digital Media
Edythe Mencher  |  Union for Reform Judaism, Faculty for Sacred Caring Community, Director URJ Presidential Disabilities Inclusion Initiative
Geoffrey Mitelman  |  Sinai and Synapses, Founding Director

N

N

Mara Nathan  |  Temple Beth-El, Sr. Rabbi
Louis Newman  |  Carleton College, John M. and Elizabeth W. Musser Professor of Religious Studies, Emeritus

P

P

Aaron Panken  |  Hebrew Union College-Jewish Institute of Religion, President
Moses Pava  |  Yeshiva University/ Sy Syms School of Business, Dean
Rex Perlmeter  |  CCAR, Special Advisor to Member Care and Wellness
Hara Person  |  CCAR, Chief Executive
Jonah Pesner  |  Religious Action Center of Reform Judaism, Director

R

R

Kasim Reed Mayor of Atlanta
Natosha Reid Rice  |  Habitat for Humanity International AND Ebenezer Baptist Church, Associate General Counsel and Associate Pastor
Jennie Rosenn  |  HIAS, Vice President for Community Engagement
Dennis Ross  |  Temple Sinai, Interim Rabbi

S

S

Amy Scheinerman  |  Jewish Federation of Howard County, Scholar-in-Residence
Hanan Schlesinger  |  ROOTS/Shorashim
Michael Shields  |  Temple Kol Tikvah of Lake Norman, Rabbi
Jeremy Simons  |  Goldring/Woldenberg Institute of Southern Jewish Life, Director of Rabbinic Services
Joseph Skloot  |  Washington Hebrew Congregation, Assistant Rabbi
Idit Solomon  |  Hasidah, Founder and CEO
Alden Solovy  |  To Bend Light, Liturgist, Teacher, Author
David Sperling  |  Hebrew Union College - Jewish Institute of Religion, Rabbi Julian Morgenstern Professor of Bible
Ben Spratt  |  Congregation Rodeph Sholom, Associate Rabbi
Rebecca Stapel-Wax  |  SOJOURN, Executive Director
Kenneth Stein  |  Center for Israel Education, President, Center for Israel Educatioln
Donald A. Sylvan  |  Ohio State University, Professor Emeritus

T

T

Rachel Timoner  |  Congregation Beth Elohim in Brooklyn, Senior Rabbi
Betsy Torop  |  CCAR, CCAR Manager of Member Services

W

W

Richard Walter  |  Center for Israel Education, Associate Director for Israel Education
Raphael Warnock  |  The Historic Ebenezer Baptist Church, Senior Pastor
Mark Washofsky  |  HUC-JIR, Rabbi, Ph.D
Josh Weinberg  |  ARZA, President
Dov Wilker  |  American Jewish Committee, Regional Director
Cornell William Brooks  |  NAACP, President
Paul Root Wolpe  |  Emory University, Director, Center for Ethics
Jacob Wright  |  Emory University, Professor of Hebrew Bible

Y

Y

Shmuly Yanklowitz  |  Valley Beit Midrash, President & Dean

Z

Z

Zahara Zahav  |  Religious Action Center of Reform Judaism, National Campaign Organizer
Erin Zaikis  |  IsraAID, US CEO
Mary Zamore  |  Women's Rabbinic Network, Executive Director
Or Zohar  |  IMPJ , Misgav Regional Council, Rabbi