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10:00 AM10:00

Maggid and the Creative Power of Storytelling

Jewish LearningWorks and The Contemporary Jewish Museum come together for a professional development session focusing on Jewish story­telling, the maggid tradition, and artistic interpretations for today. The session will include gallery activities as well as a hands-on art making experience. Participants will also have the chance to see Sabbath: The 2017 Dorothy Saxe Invitational and hear about a Bay Area-wide student competition. Further details to come.

$36 includes lunch; scholarships available. To register, email

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4:30 PM16:30

The Moral of the Story: Storytelling for the Classroom

What do folktales teach us about culture and the world around us, and how can educators best integrate storytelling into the classroom? Unleash the power of narrative and the lessons of folktales for today as you join The CJM, the Asian Art Museum, and the Museum of the African Diaspora for an exploration of Jewish Folktales Retold: Artist as Maggid and a workshop on developing, crafting, and telling your own stories and stories in your classroom. Includes a light dinner.

Free with RSVP to

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