Co-sponsored by Hazon
March 12-13, 2012
Pearlstone Conference & Retreat Center
5425 Mt. Gilead Road
Join grassroots activists and top leaders for two days of compelling Jewish learning, community organizing, action and advocacy.
- Explore Jewish texts, contemporary issues and current legislation in order to make Shmittah real, both now and during the next Shmittah year.
- Use Shmittah as a context for understanding crucial societal issues such as climate change, food and agriculture.
- Travel to Washington, D.C. to impact federal policy relating to Shmittah issues, as part of a broad coalition of Jewish organizations.
- Generate action steps and plans, beyond public policy, for our communities to enact during the next Shmittah year.
Who should come?
- Jewish Community Relations Council advocates
- Congregational leaders
- College students
- Jewish educators
- Federation professionals
For more information, contact Lisa Bodziner at Lisa@kayamfarm.org or 410-429-4400.