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Friday, August 23 • 15:00 - 16:00
Jewish communal leadership: its challenges and rewards, drawing from British and South African experience

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In a complex and often hostile world, where the Jewish people globally are becoming increasingly diverse and sometimes quite polarised, there are significant threats that face Jewish Communities and also opportunities to grasp. Leadership within our respective communities holds significant challenges and also brings many rewards. In this session we put the spotlight on issues that Jewish Community Leadership is grappling with and discuss the Challenges and Rewards within the British and South African context.

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Glen Heneck

Glen studied law at UCT and Cambridge and has, since 1989, been employed in the family trading business. Politically active through the 1980s, including a stint as chairman of the Open City Initiative, he now counts himself as “politically anguished”. Glen was elected a member... Read More →
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Rael Kaimowitz

Rael is the Chairman of the SA Jewish Board of Deputies (Cape Council) and its National Vice-Chairman. He also chaired CSO, is a fellow of the International Nahum Goldmann Fellowship, and sits on the Board of the Memorial Foundation for Jewish Culture. Rael has a passion for Jewish... Read More →
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Edwin Shuker

Edwin is Vice President of the the Board of Deputies of British Jews and a member of the Limmud International Advisory Council. Activist and an international public speaker on Middle East issues especially on Jews from Arab counties, Edwin is a protagonist of the documentary “Remember... Read More →

Friday August 23, 2019 15:00 - 16:00 SAST