|Posted by Mark on November 6, 2014 at 9:10 AM|
Breakfast with the Exec: An Intimate Conversation with Idit Klein, Founding Executive Director of Keshet!
Join us on Friday morning, November 14th for our popular Breakfast with the Exec series, featuring Idit Klein, founding executive director of Keshet. Keshet is a Boston-based organization working for the full equality and inclusion of lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender Jews in Jewish life.
Friday, November 14th
130 E. 59th Street, Room 706/708
Kosher dietary laws will be observed
RSVP is required - space is limited! Reservations will be granted on a first come, first served basis.
More info on Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/events/967179899963029/
Idit Klein has been an activist for equality and social justice for the past 20 years. Since 2001, she has served as Executive Director of Keshet. During this time, Klein has built Keshet from a one-person, local organization with an annual budget of $42,000 to an 18-person, national organization with an annual budget of nearly two million. Under her leadership, Keshet developed a comprehensive training curriculum for LGBT inclusion and trained educators in hundreds of Jewish communities around the country.
Prior to leading Keshet, Klein was an activist in the LGBT community in Israel and played a role in early organizing efforts to create the Jerusalem Open House. She has worked for social justice organizations in Jerusalem and in Boston including SHATIL, the Israel/Palestine Center for Research & Information, and Community Work Services. A magna cum laude graduate of Yale University, Klein received her Master’s in Education from the University of Massachusetts Amherst with a focus on social justice and anti-oppression education. She is also a certified facilitator of the Center for Leadership Initiatives.
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