Micah will discuss his vision for a new group of thinkers and doers who will tell a new story, the story of the rekindling of the Zionist spirit and its embodiment of humanist values.
All events are sponsored by
American Zionist Movement
and the Dorothy and Harold Greenwald Foundation
Sponsored by AZM and in partnership with Congregation Beth Israel, Congregation Netivot Shalom, Jewish Community Relations Council, Jewish Federation of the Greater East Bay, Bay Area Masorti, Hadassah, Consulate General of Israel to the Pacific Northwest
Micah Goodman received his doctorate from The Hebrew University of Jerusalem. Micah founded and directs the nonprofit Ein Prat - The Israeli Academy for Leadership, which works to fulfill Israel's promise by inspiring hundreds of Israeli young adults through intensive programs in Jewish-Zionist education and leadership training.
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Sometimes, it isn't about nuance. Sometimes it just comes down to facing the storm, calling God out, standing at the center of a whirlwind holding your ground.
No cathedral is immune to agony, no soul impervious to life itself
no nation purely noble. If it were any other way, there would be no need for cathedrals in the first place.
To kneel is to submit
to lower oneself
to step down
To kneel is to call attention
to touch the Earth's face
to listen to those
whose blood saturates
the very roots of our story.
To kneel is to step aside
to step outside
to invite others to come closer
To kneel is not to stand
not to stand
not to stand idly by. Speak your truth, God damn it.