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Sunday, September 11 • 2:00pm - 3:00pm
The dilemmas confronting Jewish youth: what comes first, our Judaism or our humanity?

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Through social media, progressive activism, political polarisation and rampant individualism, young Jews around Australia are grappling with the relevance of their Jewish roots. When humanistic values are so powerful in shaping individual behaviour, it can feel as though there is little room left for Jewish identity as a guiding force in young people’s lives. But this does not have to be the case. By revisiting the powerful history of youth movements, reformulating our conception of Jewish identity and reshaping Jewish institutions, we can reclaim the participation of young people in our beautiful religion, tradition, and culture

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Avishai Conyer

Avishai is the mazkir (chairperson) of Netzer Sydney, the global youth movement of the Progressive Jewish and Reform Zionist community. He is studying Law and PPE (Politics, Philosophy, and Economics) at UNSW while working as a youth educator and b'nei mitzvah tutor for Emanuel Synagogue... Read More →

Sunday September 11, 2022 2:00pm - 3:00pm AEST
Room 5

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