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Sunday, June 9 • 1:15pm - 2:15pm
Community elders reflect: successes and failures in education and community work

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With over a century of combined experience in Jewish education and Jewish community work, this panel provides a rare opportunity to hear stories of some of the successes and failures that these community elders have experienced. Panelists will reflect on what makes education successful, what good education looks like and comment on the future challenges facing the community


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Yotam Weiner

Yotam is an educator living in Sydney. In June 2013 he will be taking up the post of Education Manager at the Sydney Jewish Museum. HIs former role was as a Jewish Studies teacher at Emanuel School, Sydney, and before that as a teacher of various subjects in various schools in Sydney, Melbourne and London. Yotam has studied philosophy, sociology and education at a tertiary level. He is desperately researching (so far... Read More →

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Hilton Immerman

Dr Hilton Immerman is the CEO of The Shalom Institute at the University of NSW. He has seven degrees from four continents. One of his academic interests is the Jew in English literature. He received a Medal of the Order of Australia in 2004 and a Honorary Fellowship from UNSW in 2012.
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Marilyn Immerman

Marilyn Immerman immigrated to Australia from South Africa with her husband, Hilton, in 1977. In 1981 she joined the staff of Moriah College High School as an English and History teacher. She was appointed Head of Jewish Studies, a position she held for 12 years. She taught mainly Jewish History and was responsible for creating the curricula for this as well as for a Year 11 course in Modern Israel Studies. She specialised in Holocaust History... Read More →
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Colin Tatz

Colin Tatz is the director of the Australian Institute for Holocaust & Genocide Studies and Visiting Fellow in Politics at ANU.
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Jenny Udovich

Jenny Udovich teaches Hebrew and Jewish Studies (K-7)  at Emanuel School.  A former Co-ordinator of Hebrew at Masada College, she has had extensive experience teaching both the TaLAM and Neta programs and serving as a program teacher-trainer. Jenny, who has had 32 years’ teaching experience in Israel and Australia, is passionate about teaching Hebrew and Jewish Studies using Cultures of Thinking routines for effective learning... Read More →


Sunday June 9, 2013 1:15pm - 2:15pm
Engineering Building Room G6

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