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Sunday, March 11 • 10:15am - 11:15am
Sacred Language for Diversity and Inclusivity

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We all know that our communities thrive best when they reflect real diversity, when everyone is not only "welcome" but integral to the community. What is much harder is weaving notions of diversity into the day-to-day conversations and structures of our community. This workshop will examine ways that our communities talk about and among ourselves, and help us develop authentic communal, ritual, and sacred language that reflects this diversity.

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Micah Buck-Yael

Rabbi Micah Buck-Yael serves as coordinator of community chaplaincy with the Jewish Family & Children’s Service in St. Louis, MO. He serves the Jewish needs of a wide and diverse population, and works as an advocate and educator on issues of LGBT justice. Originally from Washington, DC, Micah earned a BA in Jewish, Islamic, and Near Eastern Studies at Washington University. He graduated from the Jewish Theological Seminary in New York with Rabbinic Ordination, an MA in Talmud and Rabbinic Literature, and a Certificate in Pastoral Care and Counseling. He lives in University City with his wife Aviva and their children Naftali, Yeshara, Elior, and Leora... Read More →


Sunday March 11, 2018 10:15am - 11:15am
Room 225 - Second Floor - Beit Midrash