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Buy your tickets today for FEDtalks, our Annual Campaign kick-off. This year we are featuring four innovative presenters, with topics you'll be talking about all year.

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Event  Details
Wednesday, September 13, 2017 at 7:00 p.m. | Chan Centre for the Performing Arts, UBC




Rabbi Joseph Telushkin
Tzedakah is not Charity
It is not often we get to hear from one of the most distinguished Jewish figures of our time. Known for making Jewish knowledge accessible, Rabbi Telushkin is author of the best-selling book, Jewish Literacy, and one of Talk magazine’s top 50 speakers. Witty, warm and wise, Rabbi Telushkin will leave you inspired. Read more.

Eric Fingerhut
Innovating, Inspiring and Developing Tomorrow’s Leaders
As CEO of Hillel International, Eric Fingerhut plays a central role in developing the Jewish leaders of tomorrow on 550 campuses across 17 countries. Hear how he’s using innovation to engage Jewish students in ways that last the rest of their lives. Read more.

Ruth Wasserman Lande
Realizing Israel’s Potential, One Town at a Time
A former advisor to Shimon Peres z”l, Ruth Wasserman Lande rose through the ranks at the Israeli Embassy in Egypt. Now she’s transforming a Bedouin village into a model for Israeli society, and sees it as an expression of her Zionism. Read more.

Rabbi Jay Henry Moses
Civil Discourse: Our Jewish Roots, Our Jewish Future
As Jews we have a centuries old tradition of respectful disagreement, but lately, civil discourse just doesn’t seem all that civil anymore. Where does that leave us? As VP of The Wexner Foundation, Rabbi Moses has this conversation with Jewish leaders at an elite level, and he’ll have it with us, too. Read more.

Rachel Sumekh
Empowering Students to End Hunger on Campus

Four in ten university students are food insecure (Maclean’s). While it might surprise you to hear that, it likely wouldn’t surprise Rachel Sumekh. As the founder and CEO of Swipe Out Hunger, Rachel and her team enable university students to donate the unused points from their meal plans to feed their struggling peers. Read more.


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