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Sunday, June 7
 

12:00pm AEST

Urban farm tour: connecting roots
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See what's growing and why at Adamama. We will take a tour through the farm, stopping along the way to discuss all the different touch points of Jewish culture, history and tradition.

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Mitch Burnie

Mitch is the manager of Adamama, Sydney's first Jewish Urban Farm. He is an alum of the Adamah fellowship in the US.


Sunday June 7, 2020 12:00pm - 1:00pm AEST
ROOM 9
 
Monday, June 8
 

11:00am AEST

Jewish AND: multiple identities for a vibrant Jewish future
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The last generation has seen increasing examples of being Jewish AND … Intermarriage, adoption and conversion have all transformed what it means to "look Jewish". What would it mean for the Jewish community to be truly open to multiple ethnic, cultural, or religious identities in one family, or even one person?

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Adam Chalom

Adam Chalom (pronounced “shalom” à la française) is Dean for North America of the International Institute for Secular Humanistic Judaism and Rabbi of Kol Hadash Humanistic Congregation in suburban Chicago. He has led conferences on young adult children of intermarriage, Jews... Read More →


Monday June 8, 2020 11:00am - 12:00pm AEST
ROOM 2

6:30pm AEST

The Jews of Melbourne: views from abroad
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Rivke Margolis and David Slucki have recently moved to Melbourne from North America. Rivke arrived from Canada and David returned after nearly seven years in the United States. Together, they are embarking on a major project investigating the history of Melbourne’s Jewish life and culture. Please join them as they discuss their initial impressions of Melbourne Jewish life in 2020, and their vision for a project documenting its unique and vibrant cultural scene.

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David Slucki

David Slucki is an author and historian based in Melbourne, Australia. He is the Loti Smorgon Associate Professor in Contemporary Jewish Life and Culture in the Australian Centre for Jewish Civilisation, Monash University From 2013-2019, he was an assistant professor in Jewish Studies... Read More →
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Rebecca Margolis

Professor Rebecca Margolis is Director and Pratt Foundation Chair of Jewish Civilisation at Monash University. Her research deals with migrant Jewish culture, notably the ways in which Yiddish language and culture has evolved over the last century. She is currently working on a project... Read More →


Monday June 8, 2020 6:30pm - 7:30pm AEST
ROOM 9
 
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