Upcoming Events

May 2017

May 18 – Congregation Beth Shalom, Northbrook, IL as part of their Distinguished Speaker Series

June 9 – Panelist at The Justice Conference at Willow Creek Community Church, South Barrington, IL

Past Events

April, 2017

April 28 – May 1Reboot conference in Salt Lake City

April 27 – Panelist at Abigail Pogrebin’s 18 Jewish Holidays in One Night, Skirball Center, NYC

March, 2017

March 27-30 Auburn Senior Fellows Retreat

March 14 – Jack F. Shorstein Memorial Lecture at the Jacksonville Jewish Center

March 7 – Panelist at Women in the World L.A., in conversation with its founder and CEO Tina Brown, Hollywood.

February, 2017

Feb 19-21 – speaking at the SLBC National Conference (Songleader Boot Camp) in St. Louis

January, 2017

Jan 31 – teaching at Hartman Institute in San Francisco

Jan 21 – speaking at the Women’s March on Washington, Washington D.C.

December, 2016

Dec 9-10 – scholar in residence – Congregation Beth Am, Los Altos Hills

Dec 4 – Keynote speaker at Beth Israel Congregation, Ann Arbor, MI – 100th anniversary celebration

Dec 1 –  Keynote speaker as AJC Los Angeles honors David Nevins, President and CEO of Showtime Networks

November, 2016

Nov 28-30Auburn Senior Fellows retreat, Bay Area

October, 2016

October 28 – Speaking at TEDWomen 2016, San Francisco

August, 2016

August 4-8Jewish Emergent Network conference, NYC

July, 2016

July 31-August 4 – Teaching for PJ Library/Harold Grinspoon Foundation in Aspen, CO

July 27-30 – at Camp Ramah in Ojai

Monday, June 27- Friday, July 8 – Teaching at the Shalom Hartman Institute, Jerusalem

Wednesday, July 6 – Teaching at the Schechter Institute, Jerusalem

June, 2016

Wednesday, June 29 – Teaching at the Schusterman Family Foundation’s ROI Summit in Jerusalem
Monday, June 27- Friday, July 8 – Teaching at the Shalom Hartman Institute, Jerusalem

Saturday, June 25 – Keynote address at From Sorrow to Solidarity: A Jewish Community Gathering Commemorating the Victims of the Orlando Massacre and Transitioning into a Celebration of LGBT Pride Shabbat, Center on Halsted

Friday, June 24 – Speaking at Mishkan Chicago

Tuesday, June 14 – Speaking at the Interfaith Iftar at Los Angeles City Hall

May, 2016

Thursday, May 26 – delivering opening prayer at CLUE Giants of Justice event, which honors Bishop Minerva Carcano, Rabbi Dr. Aryeh Cohen, Edina Lekovic and Maria Elena Durazo.

Friday, May 13 – Sunday, May 15 – REBOOT Summit, Salt Lake City

April, 2016

Monday, April 11 – An evening of interfaith celebration, inspiration, and remembrance of Rabbi Leonard I. Beerman, the brilliant and courageous spiritual leader and passionate advocate for social justice, All Saints Church in Pasadena, 7pm.

Sunday, April 10 – The Rector’s Forum with long-time interfaith ally Rev. Ed Bacon at All Saints Church, Pasadena, 10:15 a.m. and giving the sermon at the 11:15 service.

Friday, April 1- Sunday, April 3 – Scholar-in-Residence at Beth Hillel Congregation B’nai Emunah, Chicago

Monday April 4 – Thursday, April 7 – Auburn Senior Fellows Retreat, Colorado

March, 2016

Wednesday, March 20  – Particularism vs. Universalism: How to live as Jews in the world at the Academy of Jewish Religion, California. Moderated by Rabbi Mel Gottlieb, AJRCA President Emeritus and Mashgiach Ruchani, panel will feature four influential leaders representing many voices within the Jewish world. RSVP to info@ajrca.edu.

Monday, March 7 – Jewish professionals and lay leaders join with Hartman Institute faculty and thought leaders — including Rabbi Brous — at the iEngage Conference at UCLA for a chance to discuss the Israeli-Palestinian conflict. Register here.

Wednesday, March 16 – in conversation with R’ Noa Kushner at The Kitchen, SF – in partnership with the JCC.

February, 2016

Tuesday, February 2 – speaking on power and influence at the Avi Schaefer Fund (ASF) Young Leadership Summit, San Diego

Tuesday, February 2  – Combatting Cancer of Extremism – Pacifica Institute, Los Angeles, click here to RSVP (free)

January, 2016

Friday, January 29 – Sunday, January 31 – Scholar-in-Residence at Congregation Anshai Torah, Plano, TX. Read more here

Saturday, January 9Community Conversations: An Evening of Discussion & Dialogue from the Shalhevet Institute, Los Angeles – 7:30pm.

December, 2015

Dec 27-31, Keynote speaker at Limmud, UK in Birmingham, England

November, 2015

Monday November 30 – Thursday, November 3 – Auburn Senior Fellows Retreat, Kalamazoo, MI

Tuesday, November 17 – Teaching for the Shalom Hartman Institute Board of Directors, Silicon Valley

Monday, November 16 – Teaching at The Kitchen, San Francisco.

Sunday, November 1 Jewish Community Foundation of Orange County’s Annual Community Endowment Book of Life Signing Event. 

October, 2015

 Tuesday & Wednesday, October 27 & 28Advancing Women Professionals Conference, NYC

July, 2015

July 27-31 Camp Ramah, Ojai, CA

July 1-13  IKAR’s Israel Trip