Buy your tickets today for FEDtalks, our Annual Campaign kick-off. This year’s event will feature four innovative and inspiring speakers.


Isaac Bougie Herzog
Chairman of The Jewish Agency for Israel

Isaac Bougie Herzog left his 19-year political career to take the helm of our partner, the Jewish Agency for Israel (JAFI) – the biggest Jewish non-profit in the world. JAFI played a key role in the establishment of the modern State of Israel and remains an important link between Israel and Diaspora communities.

Rabbi Brian Strauss
After Hurricane Harvey - Material Things Really Don't Matter

When Hurricane Harvey ripped through Houston, it flooded the city and devastated the Jewish community. While Rabbi Strauss’ home and synagogue were flooded, he also witnessed the outpouring of support from Jewish Federations across the continent.

Risa Alyson Cooper
Jewish Food for Thought: Reimagining Food Security

Meet the Jewish pioneer bridging the gap between food security and sustainable food production. As the executive director of Shoresh, Risa Alyson Cooper addresses contemporary food and environmental issues by building more connected and ecologically sustainable Jewish communities.

Dr. Gillian Presner
A Story of Legacy and Choices

A member of the National Young Leadership Cabinet, Dr. Gillian Presner’s life took an unexpected turn that forced her to re-evaluate her priorities. She offers hard-earned wisdom about the power of community and the nature of our true legacies.



$18 until August 9th | $36 After | Click here to buy tickets.
$10 Students (18 and under) | Click here to buy tickets.
FREE for the first 100 Young Adults | $10 After | Includes networking reception | Register here.
plus applicable service charges

Monday, September 9, 2019 | 7:00 p.m.
Vancouver Playhouse | 600 Hamilton Street

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