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Sunday, February 10 • 12:00pm - 1:15pm
Israeli-Palestinian Conflict Education through the Encounter program

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www.Encounterprograms.org brings established and emerging Jewish leaders to the West Bank, for on-site Israel-Palestinian conflict education including Palestinian presenters, homestays and tours. This panel of 3 Encounter alumni will discuss their experiences and program critique. There will be time for audience Q and A, guided by Encounter’s Communications Agreement. Shaffer has attended 11 Encounter programs, and is currently Encounter's Colorado alumni liaison.


Diana Blau

Denver Public Schools, Elementary Teacher
Diana Blau is an active member of Boulder's Jewish community, volunteering at Bonai Shalom's Hebrew School and planning events. She has presented at Ignite Chanukkah and the Boulder Tefilah retreat. Diana has a B.A. in psychology from Yale and an M.A. in literacy from University of Colorado Boulder.
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Shari Edelstein

Executive Director, 18 Pomegranates
Shari has over 20 years experience in the nonprofit sector as a grant maker, organizational consultant, professional manager and volunteer. Past places of employment include NIF, JAFI, UJF Pittsburgh and Maryland Assoc. for Nonprofits. Shari serves as the ED of 18 Pomegranates, a private foundation in Boulder, Colorado. She has a B.S. from Cornell and a J.D. from the University of Wisconsin.
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Bruce Shaffer

consultant & agent / of-counsel for business & real estate / writer-photographer, Bruce Shaffer Free Agent / Perlick Legal Counsel PC / Boulder Jewish News
Writer/Photographer, including Limmud Colorado's official photographer, Bruce Shaffer muses on Israel and things Jewish for Boulder Jewish News and elsewhere. He's a member of Storahtelling's MileHigh Mavens and the new joint Israeli - American hevruta group, Project Zug. He leads Torah study at Boulder's Congregation Bonai Shalom and learns at Pardes Institute in Jerusalem. From 2005-10, Bruce developed unique Israel education trips for... Read More →

Sunday February 10, 2013 12:00pm - 1:15pm
Conference D

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