Or Emet:
Humanistic Values and Middle East Peace

Friday, March 24, 2017
7:30pm - 9:00pm
LOCATION: Sabes JCC

will host Barry B. Cohen, Allan Malkis, and Howard Schneider, who will build on their previous conversations on the Israeli/Palestinian conflict. The presenters will briefly review some possible outcomes of the conflict, tying in observations on basic Humanistic Jewish values. Participants will discuss how the values of Humanistic Judaism may help us decide which outcome we should favor and work to achieve.

Dr. Barry B. Cohen is a sociologist with a 45-year career in teaching and program evaluation, the retired director of Rainbow Research, and former research and planning director of the Minneapolis Area United Way. Allan Malkis currently works in research evaluation for Ramsey County Human Services, and has formerly worked with the United Way, the University of Minnesota, and various non-profits. Howard Schneider is a retired sociology teacher who has spent years conducting research for nonprofits and county governments, and who has been involved in anti-war, civil rights, and environmental organizations.

A short Humanistic Jewish Sabbath service will precede the program, which is free and open to the public. An Oneg Shabbat reception will follow.

For more information visit www.oremet.org.


Or Emet:
Four (and Soon-to-be Five) Generations
in the Workforce

Sunday, April 9, 2017
10:00am - 12:30pm
LOCATION: Jewish Cultural School at the St. Paul Talmud Torah,
768 Hamline Avenue South.

Or Emet member Alex Schwartz, who will discuss generational differences in the modern working world in the lighthearted program, "Four (and Soon-to-be Five) Generations in the Workforce." Schwartz will examine how these differences impact both our work and our personal lives, drawing on years of experience as a human resources manager delivering tactical programs in a global environment.

Alex Schwartz has an MBA in Human Resources (HR) from the University of Indiana. She has worked in HR in a variety of industries for the last 15 years.

For more information visit www.oremet.org.


JFCS - Adopt A Family For Passover

Adopt a Family for Passover is a wonderful mitzvah opportunity through the Hag Sameach (Happy Holidays) Program of Jewish Family and Children’s Service of Minneapolis (JFCS).

Referred individuals and families will receive a gift bag of ritual Passover foods and other items to help celebrate the holiday. For a $36 donation to JFCS you can Adopt a Family to help cover the cost of a bag.

To find out more click here.