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Peace Corp in Mexico: a post Kabbalat Shabbat conversation

  • Ruach haMaqom 168 Archibald Street Burlington, VT, 05401 United States (map)

Friday, June 22nd, 6 pm, My former Bat MItzvah student, Aviva Gottesman writes: I am a Vermonter currently living in rural Mexico, serving as a Peace Corps Volunteer. My work involves collaborating with communities and institutional partners to conserve natural resources and improve forest health in a natural protected area. After living in Israel for two years, my life and work in a tiny, traditional, Catholic community in Mexico has many challenges and rewards for me as a young, Jewish woman. Join me for a discussion about being the first Jewish person in a remote community in Mexico, practicing Tikkun Olam through volunteer service, and my experience living and learning with our neighbors to the South. Hope to see you there, muchas gracias!

 

Earlier Event: June 19
Board of Trustees Meeting
Later Event: June 23
Bar Mitzvah of Ezra Ahmed