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Wednesday, July 8 • 9:15pm - 10:15pm
Convention Keynote sponsored by the FJMC Foundation for Jewish Life. Confronting Aging Institutions: Entrepreneurship to the Rescue.

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Introduction, Dr. Robert Braitman, Chair FJMC Foundation for Jewish Life.

The Jewish community and the Conservative/Masorti movement in general are faced with challenging demographic trends.  Declining participation and declinig identification are symptons of how synagogue life is increasingly being perceived. 

The challenge is can this trend be reversed?  Let's listen to what entrepreneurs have to say about this.      












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Dr. Hal Lewis

"Dr. Hal M. Lewis is the President and Chief Executive Officer of Spertus Institute for Jewish Learning and Leadership, http://www.spertus.edu/ in Chicago where he also serves as Professor of Contemporary Jewish Studies. Prior to joining Spertus in September of 2002, Dr. Lewis served... Read More →
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Mr. Jon Medved

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Jonathan Medved is according to the Washington Post, ”one of Israel’s leading high tech venture capitalists”. In the September, 2008 NY Times Supplement “Israel at 60” Medved was named one of the top 10 most influential Americans who have impacted Israel. Medved has invested... Read More →
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Mr. Lenny Roth

Lyon ("Lenny") Roth is Senior Vice President at UBS Financial Services in Aventura, Florida and a member of the Israeli Consulate’s Speakers Bureau.  He lectures frequently on topics relating to Israel, the political and economic climate in the Middle East, energy security and... Read More →

Wednesday July 8, 2015 9:15pm - 10:15pm EDT
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