Make Your Voice Heard: MLK Day Youth Advocacy Workshop
January 20, 2019 | 2pm-6pm | Seattle University Student Center: 1100 E James Way, Seattle, WA | Free | Learn More and Register
Attention all 6th-12th grade youth! Are you concerned about a continued increase in hatred and discrimination in the US? Do you want to build your skills to use your voice and be an upstander in your community? Do you want to meet other youth from all over the Puget Sound region who are inspired to work for change in their communities and nation? Are you ready to make a commitment to change your community one action at a time? If so, join us for an MLK Youth Advocacy Workshop! Join Kids4Peace and program partners CAIR-Washington, the Seattle Globalist, and WA Immigrant Solidarity Network for a workshop focusing on building skills to change your communities.
Holocaust and Genocide Remembrance Service
January 24, 2019 | 6:30pm-8:30pm | Seattle University Student Center Rm. 160: 1100 E James Way, Seattle, WA | Free | Details
Bear witness to the courageous stories shared by Holocaust survivor Henry Haas, a member of the Holocaust Center for Humanity Speakers Bureau, and join in a conversation about genocide in our world today. Light refreshments served. Free and open to the public. Organized by Seattle U. Campus Ministry, Jewish Student Union, and Institute for Catholic Thought and Culture. Support provided by the Holocaust Center and Hillel at University of Washington.
CIE Teen Israel Leadership Institute
May 3-5, 2019 | Hillel UW | Students in grades 10 & 11 | Learn More & Apply
The Jewish Federation of Greater Seattle is excited to bring the Center for Israel Education, Teen Israel Leadership Institute to Jewish Puget Sound! An immersive Israel education retreat exclusively for teens. Led by Dr. Kenneth W. Stein, Emory Professor of Contemporary Middle Eastern History, Political Science and Israeli Studies. Enhance your Israel knowledge while building leadership skills. Qualify for a $2,500 Samis grant for use towards an approved Israel travel program. Cost: $50 includes overnight accommodations at Hillel, all programs and Kosher meals Friday through Sunday morning.
Regional Institute for the Study of the Holocaust for University Faculty: "Teaching the Holocaust in the Global Age"
May 10-12, 2019, Western Washington University, Bellingham | Learn More
Faculty from the Northwest region of the United States (Idaho, Oregon, Montana, Washington) or the Southwest region of Canada (British Columbia, Alberta) who currently teach about the Holocaust or who plan to create a course about the Holocaust within two years of the Institute are particularly encouraged to apply. Faculty stipends will cover lodging, food, and transportation in Bellingham. Offered by the Ray Wolpow Institute for the Study of the Holocaust, Genocide, and Crimes against Humanity at Western Washington University in partnership with the Holocaust Educational Foundation of Northwestern University. Deadline for application - January 15.
Germany Close Up - American Jews Meet Modern Germany
September 1 - 10, 2019 | Sponsored by the Jewish Federation of Greater Seattle | Info Sessions: Jan. 14 and Jan. 17 | Learn More
The Jewish Federation of Greater Seattle is partnering with Germany Close Up to bring a cohort of young adults, ages 29 to 39, to Germany from September 1 – 10, 2019 (including two travel days)! Participants on the subsidized trip will encounter Germany’s past and present, and reflect on identity and remembrance. The journey is sure to be thought-provoking and will foster Jewish connections, in our local community and with World Jewry. Deadline for Application - March 1, 2019.