The roots of Zionism run deep in Christianity and Judaism, and their impacts are felt in Palestine. In this webinar, Rabbi Linda Holtzman and Rev. Amy Yoder McGloughlin will share stories about their recent trip to Palestine, and how they see Zionism impacting this occupied territory.
Rabbi Linda (she/her) is the organizer of Tikkun Olam Chavurah, a group that pursues social justice work together as a community. She is the former rabbi of Congregation Mishkan Shalom in Philadelphia, where she had previously served as interim rabbi and as education director. She also has been rabbi of Beth Israel Congregation in Coatesville, PA, and Beth Ahava in Philadelphia. She is the founder of the Reconstructionist Hevra Kadisha, also in Philadelphia. Rabbi Linda serves on the Board of Directors for Jewish Voice for Peace.
Amy (she/her) is the Pastor at Frazer Mennonite Church, located on Lenape land (Malvern, PA, USA). Since 2015, Amy has been leading multi-faith delegations to Palestine with Christian Peacemaker Teams. Amy also serves on the CPT Steering Committee as a representative for the Mennonite Church USA. Amy and Rabbi Linda have traveled together to Palestine and have worked together to support recent immigrants in Philadelphia. Together with her partner, Charlie, Amy parents two teenagers, one grouchy cat, and one overeager puppy.
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