Events

Upcoming Events

Crown JEWEL Conversation with Sarah Levin

Sarah Levin works with Mizrahi and Sephardic Jews to explore, preserve, protect, and share their heritage, identities, and experiences. The marginalization of Mizrahi and Sephardic Jews from mainstream American Jewish life has left American Jews with a narrow view of...

Past Events

Crown JEWEL Conversation: Karyn Grossman Gershon – October 6, 2022

Karyn Grossman Gershon has been working with Jewish women in the Former Soviet Union since 1994. With Karyn at the helm, Project Kesher and the leaders they train have been at the forefront of the struggle to improve the rights, status, and quality of life for women...

Crown JEWEL Conversation & Annual Meeting: Idit Klein – June 2

Idit Klein, advocates for LGBTQ equality in Jewish life. Under her leadership as the President and CEO of Keshet, the organization has supported tens of thousands of rabbis, educators, and other Jewish leaders to make LGBTQ equality a communal value and imperative....

Crown JEWEL Conversation: Tamar Manasseh – April 7

Tamar Manasseh, mother of two founded MASK – Mothers and Men Against Senseless Killings in 2015, following the shooting death of Lucille Barnes on the south side of Chicago. Tamar, who received her rabbinical training from the Israelite Academy, which was established...

The Whole Megillah: When Our People were the Other – March 15

How do women from different experiences and backgrounds take inspiration from the Purim story? Join us on Tuesday, March 15th, 1-2 PM ET when Rabbi Mira Rivera leads us in a riveting study and conversation on The Whole Megillah: When Our People were the Other....

Crown JEWEL Conversation: Yael Rockman – March 3

Yael Rockman believes feminism and Orthodox Judaism must co-exist. The former Executive Director of Kolech- Religious Women’s Forum knows that Orthodox women deserve to be empowered actors in shaping Israeli society and has spent her career expanding the influence of...

Crown JEWEL Conversation: Meg Sullivan – February 3

Meg Sullivan is the Director of JCC Harlem: an initiative of the Marlene Meyerson JCC Manhattan developed in partnership with UJA-Federation of NY, which opened its doors in January 2017. There, Meg creates unique access points to Jewish and communal life for members...

Crown JEWEL Conversation – Michal Gera Margaliot – December 2

Michal Gera Margaliot said in an interview that "leadership is a responsibility. It is the fact that I can't just sit down and do nothing about wrongs that I see." Michal's passion is promoting women's leadership and she has devoted her career to uplifting women in...

Crown JEWEL Conversation – Michelle Horovitz – November 4

On Thursday, November 4th, 12-1 PM ET Michelle Horovitz, Co-Founder and Vice President of Innovation of Appetite for Change, will share her commitment to creating a deep sense of community and how she uses food for health, wealth, and social change in north...

The Convening – October 20-21, 2021

THE CONVENING 2021 Wednesday, October 20 & Thursday, October 2110:00 AM - 1:00 PM The Convening provides Jewish philanthropists and social entrepreneurs and leaders with an annual opportunity to network, learn, and celebrate our work together. We will create an...