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Sunday, February 16 • 12:15pm - 1:30pm
A Social Teshuva: A New Approach to the Israeli-Haredi Challenge

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Most efforts to address the national challenge of integrating the Haredi public use outsiders whose efforts are not well received. This session will explore a different emerging strategy, one that is working from within the Haredi public and uses Mission-Driven Communities as a solution, while recognizing Ba'aley Teshuvah (approximately 20% of the Haredi world) as a rising leading force, whose ideals of Tikkun Olam lead them to assume a role as bridge between the secular and the Haredi public.

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Aharon Ariel Lavi

Aharon Ariel Lavi is the founder and director of the Nettiot Network, which reengages Haredi Ba'alei Teshuva (Returnees) into Israeli society. He is also founder of Garin Shuva in the Negev and co-founder of the National Council of Mission-Driven Communities. Aharon is pursuing a PhD in Jewish Economic Thought and published a book along with articles on many other social issues. This year Aharon is a Tikvah Fellow and lives with his wife and... Read More →


Sunday February 16, 2014 12:15pm - 1:30pm
Aspen I & II

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