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Advancing Jewish Professionals of NYC Presents
Breakfast with the Exec:
An Intimate Conversation with Leonard Petlakh,
Executive Director of the Kings Bay YM/YWHA!
Thursday, April 16th
130 E. 59th Street, Room 706/708
Join AJP-NYC for a conversation with Leonard Petlakh, an experienced Jewish nonprofit executive who serves the Jewish community in professional, academic, and lay capacities. Leonard will share his insights as a Jewish nonprofit executive and leader, from tips for success to challenges along the way to changes and trends in Jewish communal life. AJP-NYC Board member Dan Fast, Northeast Regional Director of Birthright NEXT, will facilitate the dialogue, which will be followed by audience Q&A.
RSVP is required - space is limited! Reservations will be granted on a first come, first served basis. Kosher dietary laws will be observed.
More about Leonard:
Leonard Petlakh served as Executive Director of the Kings Bay Y since 2006. The Y serves children and families in the Sheepshead Bay, Marine Park, Homecrest, Midwood, Bergen Beach and Mill Basin neighborhoods. During Leonard's term, the Y has also added branches in Windsor Terrace and North Williamsburg. In addition to his Executive Director role, Leonard is also an instructor of Jewish history at Hunter College and Vice President of the American Zionist Movement. Leonard received his B.A. from Hunter College and his M.B.A from Baruch College. He was born in Minsk, Belarus and immigrated to the US in 1987.
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Tuesday, February 24th
6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
The Foundation for Jewish Camp - 253 West 35th Street, 4th Floor
Join AJP for a workshop on design thinking, a paradigm-breaking tool that can help you and your colleagues find innovative solutions to workplace challenges. Facilitated by our friends from PresenTense, this training will introduce you to different ideation techniques including idea generation, empathy, and rapid prototyping. Network with colleagues from across NYC and learn powerful tools to deepen and harness your creativity and bring back to your work teams!
Registration is required and space is limited!
Kosher refreshments will be served.
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Breakfast with the Exec: An Intimate Conversation with Idit Klein, Founding Executive Director of Keshet!
Join us on Friday morning, November 14th for our popular Breakfast with the Exec series, featuring Idit Klein, founding executive director of Keshet. Keshet is a Boston-based organization working for the full equality and inclusion of lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender Jews in Jewish life.
Friday, November 14th
130 E. 59th Street, Room 706/708
Kosher dietary laws will be observed
RSVP is required - space is limited! Reservations will be granted on a first come, first served basis.
More info on Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/events/967179899963029/
Idit Klein has been an activist for equality and social justice for the past 20 years. Since 2001, she has served as Executive Director of Keshet. During this time, Klein has built Keshet from a one-person, local organization with an annual budget of $42,000 to an 18-person, national organization with an annual budget of nearly two million. Under her leadership, Keshet developed a comprehensive training curriculum for LGBT inclusion and trained educators in hundreds of Jewish communities around the country.
Prior to leading Keshet, Klein was an activist in the LGBT community in Israel and played a role in early organizing efforts to create the Jerusalem Open House. She has worked for social justice organizations in Jerusalem and in Boston including SHATIL, the Israel/Palestine Center for Research & Information, and Community Work Services. A magna cum laude graduate of Yale University, Klein received her Master’s in Education from the University of Massachusetts Amherst with a focus on social justice and anti-oppression education. She is also a certified facilitator of the Center for Leadership Initiatives.
|Posted by Mark on October 7, 2014 at 7:40 PM||comments (0)|
Sukkot Happy Hour!
Kick off a great year of networking and professional development with AJP of NYC!
Wine, beer and snacks on us!
Monday, October 13th 6:30-8:30pm
In the Sukkah at Chabad Bowery
Washington Square Arch
15 Washington Square N
New York, NY 10011
Connect with your colleagues in the AJP Community, meet the AJP Board, and learn more about this year's upcoming fabulous professional development opportunities.
Friends and colleagues are welcome to join us!
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First drink is on us!
RSVP on our google-form here: https://docs.google.com/forms/d/13C45O2lOhMEn72SQwkxOn1DYKYI_m42S2QUWDn83uCY/viewform?usp=send_form
Join us and you will:
1) Make personal connections within the diverse AJP-NYC community
2) Meet Current AJP-NYC Board members and learn more about the professional opportunities that AJP-NYC provides
3) Dive deeper into the Jewish professional field through fun and engaging activities
Feel free to invite your colleagues/friends to join us.
RSVP by June 18th! If you have any questions, email us at [email protected]
|Posted by Mark on May 8, 2014 at 10:45 PM||comments (0)|
Ted Talks! Stories of Inspiration from a Lifetime of Service to the Jewish Community
Start your day the JCSA-JPRO Annual Program by being inspired by Ted Comet, whose close to 70 years service to the Jewish Community is truly amazing and unique. His stories will inspire, adages will challenge, and his accomplishments humble you, from volunteering in post-World War II Europe to the founding the New York State of Israel parade 50 years ago, and so much more. Join us for breakfast, networking and learning as we engage Ted Comet.
Breakfast and Networking will begin at 8:00 a.m.
Formal Start to Session with Ted Comet will begin promptly at 8:30 a.m.
Session will end by 9:30 a.m., prior to the start of the first plenary.
This, our first session of the Annual Program, is sponsored by the Advancing Jewish Professionals of NYC, the local JPRO group of JCSA-JPRO Network. REGISTER HERE - www.jcsana.org
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Wednesday, May 7th, 2014 - 6:00pm - 8:00pm
UJA-Federation of NY, 130 East 59th Street, NY, NY
Featuring philanthropists Alisa Robbins Doctoroff, Marc Chodock, and Adrienne Bavar
REGISTRATION IS REQUIRED!
https://www.facebook.com/events/599815346781233/?ref_newsfeed_story_type=regular" target="_blank">Register at our Facebook event page
Light kosher refreshments will be served.
Join AJP-NYC for a unique opportunity to hear directly from major Jewish philanthropists about why and how they give. The discussion will address our panelists' experiences as Jewish communal philanthropists and look at a number of issues including: what about an organization or cause motivates them to donate their money and their time and what expectations they have for the organizations they fund in terms of tangible results, stewarding the lay-professional relationship, and sustaining programs. Registered attendees will have the opportunity to submit questions in advance of the event.
Our distinguished panelists are deeply involved in Jewish philanthropy and communal life at UJA-Federation and beyond:
Alisa Robbins Doctoroff
President, UJA-Federation of NY; former Chair of the Board and Chair of the Commission on Jewish Identity and Renewal
Board member, Jim Joseph Foundation, Moving Traditions, Mechon Hadar, and The Jewish Theological Seminary
Co-Chair, Emerging Leaders and Philanthropists BIG Giving Society,
UJA-Federation of NY
Board of Directors, Jewish Education Project
Co-Chair, Emerging Leaders and Philanthropists, UJA-Federation of NY