BEGIN:VCALENDAR VERSION:2.0 PRODID:-// TZID:America/Chicago X-WR-TIMEZONE:America/Chicago BEGIN:VEVENT DTSTART;TZID=America/Chicago:20240522T190000 DTEND;TZID=America/Chicago:20240522T190000 DTSTAMP:20240508T170431Z URL: SUMMARY:Empowered Parent Seminar DESCRIPTION:\n\nPlease join AJC Chicago and Anshe Emet Synagogue the first ever Empowered Parent Seminar to address antisemitism and intolerance and to foster truly inclusive communities in Chicago metropolitan region educa tional institutions.\nThe seminar will focus on providing support\, guidan ce\, and insight for parents with K-12 aged students\, and will feature Li ndsey Mintz\, AJC Director of Training and Education\, and Rabbi Michael S iegel\, Senior Rabbi\, Anshe Emet Synagogue\, in conversation moderated by Sarah van Loon\, AJC Chicago Regional Director. During the seminar\, part icipants will have an opportunity to delve deeper into the most relevant s chool issues of the day\, such as anti-Zionism versus antisemitism\, 'This happened at my child's school - now what?'\, and more.\nRegister Here\nIf you have any questions about the Empowered Parent Seminar\, or are unable to attend but would like to learn more\, please contact Rachel Edelman\, AJC Chicago Assistant Director of Advancement &\; Engagement\, at edelm or (312) 646-6112.\n\nLocation details will be shared with reg istered participants two days before the seminar.\n\nPlease note: due to a number of events taking place at Anshe Emet on May 22\, our parking lot m ay not be available to all our guests. Please see this link for additional parking and travel options.\n\n\n\n\n\n\n\nLindsey Mintz\nAs the Director of Training and Education for the AJC William Petschek Contemporary Jewis h Life Department\, Lindsey works on efforts in education and education ad jacent spaces focusing on parent education and empowerment\, as well as wo rking with networks of Jewish healthcare professionals to address antisemi tism in their professional associations and spaces.\n\nAs a twenty-year Je wish communal professional\, director\, and executive\, Lindsey is a thoug htful bridge-builder and impactful spokesperson on behalf of the Jewish co mmunity\, with successful track record in coalition building\, government relations\, advocacy\, program design and delivery\, board leadership\, an d staff management. Lindsey received her B.A. and M.A. from Indiana Univer sity. \;\nRabbi Michael Siegel\, Senior Rabbi\nA graduate of Hiram Col lege\, Rabbi Michael Siegel was ordained in 1982 by the Jewish Theological Seminary of America where he received his Master of Hebrew Letters. Rabbi Siegel came to Anshe Emet in 1982 as Assistant Rabbi and was named Senior Rabbi in 1990.\n\nRabbi Siegel is a dedicated leader in the Jewish commun ity both locally and nationally. He has served on the Executive Council of the Rabbinical Assembly of America\, the Jewish Theological Seminary’s Chancellor’s Rabbinic Cabinet\, the Executive Board of MAZON: A Jewish R esource to Hunger and the Jewish United Fund of Metropolitan Chicago. He i s a past President of the Chicago Board of Rabbis and served as national C o-Chair of the Magen Tzedek Commission. Additionally\, Rabbi Siegel helped to form the Hayom Coalition\, an organization of synagogues committed to the transformation of institutions\, and a re-envisioning of the Conservat ive Movement. Rabbi Siegel has also been an avid supporter of AIPAC and a leader in the creation of their Synagogue Initiative. Over the years\, Rab bi Siegel has represented the synagogue at the White House on numerous occ asions including the United States Honorary Delegation commemorating the 6 0th Anniversary of Israel’s Statehood. In 2015\, Rabbi Siegel gave the o pening prayer to the House of Representatives.\n\nRabbi Siegel has also wo rked hard to bridge the gap between African Americans and Jews in Chicago through outreach to clergy. Recently\, he has worked to develop a study gr oup between Rabbis and African American Clergy which has helped to deepen the dialogue and understanding between religious leaders. In addition\, Ra bbi Siegel has helped to create teen programming between the communities i n order to deepen relationships and create partnerships. By both speaking in African American Churches and conducting Hunger Seders between the two communities\, Rabbi Siegel is working to change the perceptions and recrea te an historic bond. He currently serves on the Board of Directors for the BSCO Turn Center.\n\nAs our Senior Rabbi\, Michael Siegel is committed to the development of an open\, caring and spiritual community. He seeks to further the historic role that the Anshe Emet Synagogue has played in Chic ago and on the national Jewish scene.\n\nRabbi Michael Siegel and his wife \, Janet have been blessed with four wonderful children: Joseph\, Rebecca\ , Deena and Emma.\n\n\n ATTACH;FMTTYPE=image/jpeg: 4/05/EMPOWERED-PARENT-WEB-IMAGE.jpg CATEGORIES:Featured END:VEVENT BEGIN:VTIMEZONE TZID:America/Chicago X-LIC-LOCATION:America/Chicago BEGIN:DAYLIGHT DTSTART:20240310T030000 TZOFFSETFROM:-0600 TZOFFSETTO:-0500 TZNAME:CDT END:DAYLIGHT END:VTIMEZONE END:VCALENDAR