Instructors and Courses 2020*

Mai Amit

Design researcher at Designit; JASS Alumna

An Activist's Introduction to Complex Systems Theory


Radhika Borde

PhD Candidate, Department of Social Geography and Regional Development, Charles University, Prague Steering Committee member, Cultural and Spiritual Values of Protected Areas, International Union for the Conservation of Nature

Indigenous Women's Eco-activism in India


Charlotte Fischer

Senior Organizer, Citizens UK

Building Power to Win Justice - Jewish Community Organizing

Vicente Rodriguez Fernandez

Co-director University of Washington Legacies of Empires winter abroad program, founder of RomaPop, Vice-President of ternYpe International Roma Youth Network

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Jonathan Mack

Central Council of German Sinti and Roma, Heidelberg

  • RomaPop, Jewish, Romani and Black advocacy for fair representation in Comics

  • Facing the Terror, the Romani social movement and the rising of neo-fascism

Dalia Grinfeld

President, Jüdische Studierendenunion Deutschland / Jewish Student Union of Germany (JSUD)

  • Jewish Student Activism in today’s Germany

  • Jewish Student Activism: A Case Study

Kostis Karpozilos

Director, Contemporary Social History Archives (Athens)
Abraham Benaroya, the Sephardic Founder of Greek Labor Socialism

Yonathan Keren

House of Deep Democracy, Amsterdam

An Introduction to Deep Democracy and The Work of Byron Katie: Two Routes to Self-Exploration

Raul Krauthausen

Activist for inclusion and Accessibility, Founder of SOZIALHELDEN

Role Models: Stella Young


Karen Margolis

Writer, member of the German SPD in Berlin-Pankow and of the Berlin Jewish feminist group Bet Debora.

Challenging the Clichés - Jewish, Feminist, and Social Democrat

Wenzel Michalski

Germany Director, Human Rights Watch

The Situation Today: Challenges and Opportunities

Dr. Darko Mitevski

President, NaturKultur, Bremen

Group Trainings

Rabbi Micha Odenheimer 

Founder and former director of Tevel B’Tzedek, Jerusalem

The Torah of Globalization

Anja Olejnik

JDC Germany

Training European Jewish Communities for Resilience

Dekel Peretz

Jüdisches Zentrum Synagoge Fraenkelufer, Berlin

Gustav Landaur and Early 20th-Century Jewish Theopolitics

Ruth Shalev
Community building advisor, Machon Kehilot
Director of PR and communication, Hakhel
Intentional Communities: Examples and Lessons
Self- and Team-Motivation

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