Jewish Community Day of Learning




The mission of this program aspires to celebrate Jewish life and learning, connecting Jews of all backgrounds to their Jewish heritage. 


Learn about the Jewish experience from the perspectives of our presenters.





Previous Events

Previous Events

2021 Jewish Community Day and Evening of Learning

The 5th Annual Jewish Community Relations Council Day of Learning

Read about it here.

Jewish Council Relations Committee



Jewish Community Day of Learning


Sunday, January 19, 2020


Co sponsored by: Jewish Federation of Greater Naples and Temple Shalom


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Sally Kohn

A frequent guest on CNN, MSNBC and Fox News, Sally's first book THE OPPOSITE OF HATE was published in April 2018.  Sally talks about hate, otherizing, diversity and identity — and how we can solve the deep problems of our past and present.


Eric Ross joined the Anti-Defamation League in August of 2015 as an Associate
Regional Director, and now holds the title of Senior Associate Regional Director. In this
capacity, Eric leads ADL’s Glass Leadership Institute training courses, he is the lead
staff for the Florida Region’s Advocacy & Engagement Committee, he coordinates
ADL’s Florida Hate Crime Coalition (FHCC), he responds to discrimination complaints
that come through ADL’s Florida office, and he expands support for ADL’s mission and
initiatives through strategic community outreach efforts and working with volunteers.
Additionally, Eric has received certification as an ADL Words to Action facilitator, as an
ADL No Place For Hate facilitator, and as an ADL Managing Implicit Bias for Law
Enforcement facilitator.


Eric K. Ward is currently the executive director of Western States Center. Western States Center’s mission is to connect and build the power of community organizations to challenge and transform individuals, organizations and systems to achieve racial, gender and economic justice.

Previous Jewish Community Day of Learning

The Third Annual Jewish Community Day of Learning will take place on Sunday, January 20, 2019 at Temple Shalom. The program, sponsored by the Jewish Community Relations Council of the Jewish Federation of Greater Naples, will include lectures, discussions, and a concert. Speakers scheduled to appear are Rabbi Stephen Fuchs and David Prager. Rabbi Fuchs, currently at Bat Yam Temple, is an author and was named Distinguished Alumnus of 2017 by Vanderbilt Divinity School. David Prager is the Southern Regional Director for the Simon Wiesenthal Center and is based in Miami. Violinist Rachael Cox from Florida Southwestern State College will perform Music of the Holocaust as the culminating event following a discussion of the book “Violins of Hope."

Jewish Community Day of Learning


Sunday, January 20, 2019



Thank you!!!


2017 Presenters


David Bernstein, JCPA

Cantor Donna Azu

Dr. ​Paul Bartrop

​Goldie Bertone

Betty Sunshine

Rosalie Wolfe

Cantorial Soloist Lawrence Dermer

Rabbi Jerris

Judge Norman Krivosha

Rabbi Chorny

​Rabbi Miller

Rabbi Gross

​Rabbi Wolf

Dr. Stanley Rothman

​David Rutstein

Dr. June Sochen

Ezra Glinter

Ron Levin


2018 Presenters


Mickey Bielski

Dr. Gerald Franz

Myra Roberts

Ellaine Rosen