April 8, 2010
Break the ice...
Share with your table: Who has been yourgreatest influence and why? This could be ateacher, political figure, historian, familymember, friend, etc.Follow-up: How will you make your mark on your community, your world? Whatinfluence do you want to have?
What’s goin’ on?
6:30 Dinner begins6:45-6:50 Welcome & Intro to session with Gabriana Marks6:50-7:05 Icebreaker7:05-7:50 What It Means to Be a Jewish Leader with Elias Saratovsky7:50-8:05 Questions for Elias8:05-8:20 Break 8:20-8:45 Group discussion (see page 2 for details)8:45-9:00 Closing and preview of next session
CLUB FED SCORES NEW POLITICAL SPEAKER
A thought-provoking presentation and discussion will be led by EliasSaratovsky, AIPAC Political Director, Pacific Northwest Region.Elias Saratovsky joined AIPAC in 2002 and currently serves as thePolitical Director for the Pacific Northwest region. In that role, Elias isresponsible for expanding pro-Israel political activity in northernCalifornia, Washington, Oregon and Alaska. He works closely withpro-Israel activists to educate them on the pro-Israel legislative agendaand the political dynamics in the region. He is also responsible forlegislative mobilizations in 45 congressional districts. Elias regularlybriefs Members of Congress, their staff and congressional candidateson the situation in the Middle East. Previously, Elias worked in AIPAC’s Washington DC office as the New Leadership Network Director and the Political Analyst. He helped write and manage theproduction of the AIPAC Insider, the organization’s semi-annualpublication on campaigns and politics. Elias is originally fromBrooklyn, N.Y. and currently lives in San Francisco, CA.
Note: Due to unforseen circumstances, Dan Schnur will not bespeaking at our session this week.
UP NEXT: ARTS & CULTURE
On Wed., April 21, we’ll be joined by JIMENA (Jews Indigenous tothe Middle East and North Africa) and local artist, writer and chef Lisa Rauchwerger.
“The Jewish people, ever sinceDavid slew Goliath, have neverconsidered youth as a barrier toleadership.”
-John F. Kennedy, America’s 34th PresidentIssue No. Onewww.clubfed.org
P O S T - S E S S I O N S O C I A L E V E N T :
T H E C O S M O P O L I T AN B AR
1 2 1 S p e a r S t r e e t , S F B e t w e e n M i s s i o n & H o w a r d
SFJCF’s Young Adults Division presents:
Elias Saratovsky AIPAC Political Director Pacific Northwest Region
•“It’s Not Your Smarts,It’s Your Schmooze: Howto Succeed Without Being Brilliant”•“Startup Nation: TheStory of Israel’s EconomicMiracle”• “The Audacity to Win:The Inside Story andLessons of Barack Obama’s HistoricVictory”
Interested in getting more involved in the community? Consider becoming part of the 2010-2011 YAD Board!
Please join us on Monday, April 12 from 6-7 pm at Perry’s (155 Steuart St) for an informational session. Or, contact Abra Annes at AbraA@sfjcf.org for an application.