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General Information for 2011 Annual Program
Schedule Skill Building
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 Inspiration and Theme
      Change is constant and as Jewish professional leaders, we must anticipate and prepare to meet the ever evolving needs of our community.  Key questions to consider are: How will we acquire the needed data? What are the boundaries of a community? What will be Israel’s role in North American Jewish identity? How can we anticipate communal needs and provide the support necessary to obtain our collective vision of a vibrant Jewish future?  What is our vision for 2020 and how can we focus on our future?
      These are just some of the issues that will be explored at JCSA’s full day Annual Program being held on June 3rd at the UJA-Federation of New York. David Harris, Executive Director of the American Jewish Committee will address the topic of 2020 visioning and responses will be given by Dr. John Ruskay, Executive Vice President and CEO of the UJA-Federation of New York and Sara Berman, Hebrew Charter School Pioneer.
      Join JCSA for our Annual national conference entitled 2020 Visioning: Focusing on Our Future and learn from a wide variety of professionals and thought leaders in our field.  Afternoon workshop presenters include: Jacob Berkman, David Bryfman, Alex Budnitsky, William Daroff, Jane Eisner, Mike Kanarick, Rabbi Elie Kaunfer, Alana Newhouse, Leonard Petlakh, Avi Rubel, Gaby Schoenfeld, Rabbi Julie Schonfeld, Daniel Septimus, Dan Sieradski, and Jos Thalheimer and Rachel Weinstein.
Location Details
UJA-Federation of New York
130 E59th Street
New York, NY 10022
Recommendations and Information coming soon.
There are many parking garages near the UJA-Federation of New York.  Two that we recommend are below.  
  • Icon Parking Systems - $15/ day (if in by 11:00AM and out by 8:00PM)                                              59th Street between 1st and 2nd Avenues 
  • Central Parking - $35/day                                                                                                                  58th Street between Lexington and Park Avenues
The JCSA Annual Program is a professional conference; work attire is recommended.
All meals and snacks are included in your registration fee.  There will be Glatt Kosher and Vegetarian choices. 
Please contact Rachel Perten, JCSA's Program Coordinator with any questions or concerns:
Phone: (212) 532-0167
Email: rachel@jcsana.org
JCSA Annual Program Committee 2011
Leonard Petlakh - Annual Program Co-Chair
Karen Sponder - Annual Program Co-Chair
Rebecca Kaplan - AJP Chair
Sara Samuels - AJP Board Member 
Brenda Gevertz - Executive Director, Jewish Communal Service Association of North America
Rachel Perten - Program Coordinator, Jewish Communal Service Association of North America
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