2024 Crown JEWEL Conversation Calendar

Each month, Elluminate hosts a webcast to highlight one member of The Collective, our signature leadership advancement program for Jewish women leaders who focus on today’s intractable issues and innovative solutions.

January 4, 12pm ET

Nina Smith, Strategic Advisor and founding Chief Executive Officer
GoodWeave International

Nina will discuss how her work stops child labor in global supply chains and restores childhoods by partnering with companies and local producer communities to bring visibility to hidden supply chains, protect workers’ rights; and provide assurance that products are free of child, forced, and bonded labor.

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February 1, 12pm ET

Dana Talmi, Executive Director
Yahel – Israel Service Learning

Dana will discuss how building communal educational experiences in Israel for teens and adults supports personal growth and empowers people to build meaningful social change in the communities they serve and worldwide.

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March 7, 12pm ET

Rabba Sara Hurwitz, Co-Founder & President

Rabba Sara will share how her mission to educate, ordain, and invest in Orthodox women spiritual leaders supports a more expansive and fulfilling Jewish experience for people of all genders and backgrounds.

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April 4, 12pm ET

SooJi Min-Maranda, Executive Director
ALEPH: Alliance for Jewish Renewal

SooJi will discuss how Jewish Renewal, a transdenominational approach to revitalizing Judaism, brings spiritual vitality and meaningful Jewish experiences to Jewish communities worldwide.

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May 2, 12pm ET

Lela Klein, Co-Executive Director
Co-op Dayton

Lela will share how incubating worker- and community-owned businesses can break the cycle of generational poverty for families and communities and transform Black and working class neighborhoods in Dayton, Ohio.

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June 6, 12pm ET

Ela Alon, Executive Director
Itach-Maaki: Women Lawyers for Social Justice

Ela will discuss her work leveraging the Israeli legal system to protect women from social, ethnic, and economic discrimination and how she uses multi-cultural discourse to uplift women from diverse backgrounds and promote understanding and cooperation.

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July 11, 12pm ET

Kerry Brodie, Founder & Executive Director
Emma’s Torch

Kerry will discuss how providing culinary training and job placement to refugees, asylees, and survivors of human trafficking helps these individuals find meaningful work that celebrates their cultures and helps them build community.

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