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Sunday, June 26 • 2:50pm - 4:00pm
Managing Conflict When Talking About Israel – How to have Constructive Conversations

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In Israel, debate and dissent are seen as legitimate expressions of care and engagement in Israel’s vibrant political conversation. However, such discussions in the American Jewish community often result in hurtful judgment and high emotions. Shutting down conversation should not be an option on an issue so central to our identity. How can we have constructive conversations about Israel and the Israeli-Palestinian conflict that don’t end in shouting matches? In these sessions participants will learn a proven approach to navigating such sensitive conversations— including “The 3 No’s”, the 3 areas that most often lead to conflict, how to side-step pitfalls, and how to facilitate a more constructive discussion.

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Stanley Wulf

Dr. Stanley Wulf is a retired physician who speaks about the conflict in the Middle East and the difficulties we experience as Diaspora Jews in hearing and sharing differing views. Stanley was raised in South Africa as a committed Zionist and traditional Jew. His family has a home... Read More →

Sunday June 26, 2016 2:50pm - 4:00pm PDT
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