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Why Do Jewish? An Evening of Conversation with author Zack Bodner

Tuesday, February 1 @ 7:30 pm9:00 pm

Osher Marin JCC
CA United States
Join us for a conversation with Why Do Jewish? author and Oshman Family JCC CEO Zack Bodner!

“In Why Do Jewish?, Zack Bodner offers a compelling roadmap for the future of Jewish life. By sharing personal stories and deep insights from Judaism’s greatest thinkers, he answers the burning question of how the Jewish people can thrive in the modern world. Join us at the Marin JCC to hear from Bodner in conversation with local community leader Howard Zack.


Each ticket comes with a copy of Bodner’s book “Why Do Jewish?”


***Please note: The Marin JCC requires proof of vaccination for everyone coming into the center over the age of 12. Our mask policy follows the current guidance from the California Department of Public Health and Marin County Public Health. You will need to show proof of vaccination for this event when you arrive to the center. This can be a picture of your vaccination card on your phone, a digital copy with QR code, or the paper copy of your vaccination card.***


About Zack Bodner

ZACK BODNER is a seeker, writer, storyteller, community organizer, and above all else, a doer. While serving as the CEO of the Oshman Family Jewish Community Center, he oversaw the creation of the Center for Social Impact, the Taube Center for Jewish Peoplehood, and the Z3 Project, a global effort to reimagine Diaspora-Israel relations.


Before joining the JCC, Zack served for fourteen years as the Pacific Northwest Regional Director of AIPAC. Zack holds a master’s degree in philosophy of religion and theology from Claremont Graduate University and a bachelor’s degree from Yale University.


Additionally, he studied at Hebrew University in Jerusalem, Ohr Someyach yeshiva, and Stanford Graduate School of Business. Zack is an accomplished speaker, including as a MOTH storyteller and TEDx presenter. He is a member of YPO and participated in the Executive Leadership Seminar at the Aspen Institute. Zack lives in Silicon Valley with his wife and three children.


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