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Old Wine, New Jugs: How Sefaria and Other Technologies are Powering the Latest Jewish Learning Renaissance

July 8 @ 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm

Bais Abraham Congregation welcomes all to participate in an exciting program, “Old Wine, New Jugs: How Sefaria and Other Technologies are Powering the Latest Jewish Learning Renaissance,” with Russel Neiss on Wednesday, July 8 at 7:00 pm. Zoom information will be given to participants upon registration on the website: https://www.baisabe.com/event/Sefaria

Equally fluent in Yiddish and Javascript, Russel Neiss is a Jewish educator, technologist and activist who builds critically acclaimed educational apps and experiences used by thousands of people each day. His work has been featured in the New York Times, the Washington Post, NPR, the Atlantic, CNN, Teen Vogue, the Jewish Telegraph Agency, and other media outlets. Russel began his career as an itinerant Jewish educator traveling across the deep south and has worked in a variety of Jewish educational settings including day schools, supplemental schools, museums and archives. In 2017 he was selected by the Forward as one of the 50 most influential Jewish Americans, and in 2020 he received the Covenant Award, one of the highest honors in the field of Jewish Education. He currently serves as a Senior Product Engineer at Sefaria. Russel lives in St. Louis with his wife Maharat Rori Picker Neiss and his kids Dan, Susanna & Shmaya.

Details

Date:
July 8
Time:
7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Event Category:
Website:
https://www.baisabe.com/event/Sefaria

Venue

Online Event
MO United States

Organizer

Bais Abraham Congregation
Phone:
3147213030
Email:
office@baisabe.com
Website:
www.baisabe.com

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Kosher
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