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Sunday, June 16 • 1:30pm - 2:30pm
Jewish responses to climate change: thought and action

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In 2018 the UN Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) warned that we have 12 years to minimise a climate change catastrophe. What are the theological implications of the crisis we are facing? What would the Rabbis of the Talmud have said about the IPCC report? Is this even a Jewish issue? What is the Australian Jewish community doing to protect the earth and humanity? Join us for a discussion both philosophical and practical.


Steph Cunio

Steph has worked in social movements for most of her adult life. She is passionate about building and developing leadership in others and creating a world where women, people of colour and others who are not white men can live free from being othered. Steph's current focus is on building... Read More →

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Danny Eisenberg

Danny is an Orthodox rabbi who has studied in Israel for a decade. He has worked at JLC and Or Chadash and headed the Sydney Torah MiTzion Kollel. For the past three years he has worked as a software developer at the Climate Change Research Centre at UNSW and is interested in the... Read More →
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Rebecca Forgasz

Director & CEO, Jewish Museum of Australia
Rebecca has been Director & CEO of the Jewish Museum of Australia since 2010. She is an experienced curator and Jewish educator, having taught for many years in adult education and at secondary and tertiary levels. Rebecca has a Masters degree in Jewish Studies from Oxford as well... Read More →
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Eve Altman

Eve  works for the Sydney Alliance, organising the Jewish community for policy action on climate change and affordable and renewable power solutions. Eve was an active member of Habonim Dror, including being 2017 Sydney Director. She was involved in Sydney Yom Limmud 2018, is part... Read More →

Sunday June 16, 2019 1:30pm - 2:30pm PDT
Room 3