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Yvonne’s own Jewish journey is incredibly compelling. A former minister who converted to Judaism to honor the lost memory of her Jewish family, Yvonne seeks to use her spiritual training to guide groups of interfaith couples through the creation of their joint spiritual autobiography.

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As part of the larger Muslim Jewish Conference, Rachel plans to bring her keen insight to expand the reach of the organization to monthly programs and a large annual conference in the US. Each workshop will revolve around a different theme, including religion and gender, religion power and human rights, living as a religious minority, conflicting historical narratives, and art as a means of religious and political expression, and will ultimately work to foster mutual understanding and highlight the key values and challenges between the faith-based communities.

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FED – like TED, but you get fed – is a social club featuring events with creative food, inspirational ideas, and the company and creative energy of your matched dinner companions.

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Rivka, a Jew of Jamaican descent born and raised in Toronto, seeks to build community among Jews of Colour in her Canadian city while opening dialogue among the white Jewish community about the experience of Jews of Colour. 

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Kaleidoscope is a narrative-arts driven initiative that seeks to highlight well-crafted, deeply personal monologues by Jews of Color, and non-exclusively Ashkenazi communities.

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Magda is currently the Director of Education at Har Sinai Temple in Pennington, New Jersey. She enjoys interacting with students and families at the Religious School, brain-storming with the teaching staff and introducing new ideas into the curriculum. 

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Danielle and Jesse plan to create active programming for young adult Jews in Jackson Heights, Queens and the surrounding neighborhoods of Elmhurst, Woodside, and Corona.

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After living in Nebraska for many years, Marques moved to Boston and attended The Boston Conservatory where he studied Voice Performance. 

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Exploring Jewish Mysticism aims to include Jews, and Jew-interested millennials in consistent monthly meetings to learn about foundational aspects of Jewish Mysticism, particularly Kabbalah. 

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Sarah M. Kipp loves words, stories, and the connections that communication creates. In the talks she gives in corporate and educational settings, Sarah address topics of inclusivity, advocacy, what it means to be an ally, and the impact of language on culture. 

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