4-5pm, Community Reception "Appetizers and Apps," sponsored by The Steinhardt Foundation for Jewish Life. Kosher hors d'oeuvres; find out about the latest Jewish education apps for adults and kids with volunteers from U-M Hillel's Jewish Engineering Association.
5-7:15pm, Panel Topic: "360° Education Models in a Non-360° World"
Can immersive Jewish settings like camps, day schools and Israel trips guarantee a Jewish future? What do the best of these programs achieve? What are the challenges of translating rich educational experiences into meaningful Jewish lives?
Panel Moderator: Dr. Deborah Ball (Dean, U-M School of Education)
Panelists: Rabbi Shira Koch Epstein (Exec. Dir., 14th St. Y in New York City); Dr. Marc Kramer (Exec. Dir. RAVSAK, The Jewish Community Day School Network); Amy Skopp Cooper (Assoc. Dir., Camp Ramah); Rabbi David Gedzelman (Exec. VP, The Steinhardt Foundation for Jewish Life), Rabbi Paul Yedwab (Temple Israel, West Bloomfield), Tilly Shames (Exec. Dir., U-M Hillel)
Note: the panel will also be webcast online for those who live outside the Metro Detroit area.