SECRETS OF RAISING JEWISH KIDS
About our speakers:
Bryan Conyer has worked in Jewish education for many years, with a passion for nurturing Jewish pluralism. Bryan received a PhD from Sydney University, and now works as the Director of Jewish Life at King David School, Melbourne. Bryan also has a full-time job raising four gorgeous children.
Rabbi Danny Schiff
Rabbi Dr. Danny Schiff is the Foundation Scholar at the Jewish Federation of Greater Pittsburgh and the founder and president of MOJI, the Museum of Jewish Ideas. He is a noted teacher and researcher in Jewish ethics.
Born in Sydney, Australia, Rabbi Dr. Schiff grew up in Melbourne. He graduated with a B.A. from the University of Melbourne. Rabbi Dr. Schiff received ordination, as well as his Master of Arts in Hebrew Letters degree, from the Hebrew Union College - Jewish Institute of Religion (H.U.C. - J.I.R.). He also received his Doctor of Hebrew Letters degree, as well as an honorary Doctor of Divinity degree, from H.U.C. - J.I.R. Additionally, Rabbi Dr. Schiff earned an M.A. in Museum Studies from Johns Hopkins University in Baltimore.Rabbi Dr. Schiff previously served as the Community Scholar for the Agency for Jewish Learning in Pittsburgh, as rabbi of B’nai Israel in White Oak, Pennsylvania, and as rabbi at Temple Beth Israel in Melbourne, Australia. He is the author of Abortion in Judaism, published by Cambridge University Press. He has written a substantial number of articles, particularly in the field of Jewish law and ethics. Additionally, he is a former Board member of the City of Pittsburgh Ethics Board and of the Society of Jewish Ethics.
Ittay is an innovative media educator who currently teaches a course on Jews in Film at the Jewish Museum of Australia and JS at Mount Scopus. He is passionate about Israel, human rights and music. Ittay’s dream is to spend a year attending every Limmud conference across the globe.