- 2019 Conference Schedule -

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Aleph Institute

Chaplains Conference 2019 Schedule

 

Sunday, May 19th, 2019

 

12:00-1:30 Lunch & Welcome

 

1:30- 2:30 Breakout Sessions

     Rev. Ulli Klemm – Pennsylvania Department of Corrections, Religious Services Administrator.  Issues facing the Jewish men and women incarcerated. Concerns you would like to see addressed, for the holidays or throughout the year.

     Dr. Mike Davis, Ohio Department of Corrections, Religious Services Administrator.  Department of Corrections: Issues facing the Jewish men and women incarcerated. Concerns you would like to see addressed, for the holidays or throughout the year

 

2:30- 2:45 Break

 

2:45- 3:45 Breakout Sessions

    Rev. Ulli Klemm – Pennsylvania Department of Corrections, Religious Services Administrator.  Pittsburgh Massacre, response by the DOC to Pittsburgh massacre and Poway. How Rabbis / volunteers should address anti-Semitism in prison.

 

3:45-4:00 Dedication of Fred’s Garden

 

4:15- 4:30 Picture in front of Aleph

 

4:15 - 5:00 Minchah

 

5:30 - 6:30 Dinner

 

6:30- 7:00 Symposium Reception Community Partner Tables

      Shaare Torah Congregation - Social Hall, 2319 Murray Ave, Pittsburgh, PA 15217

 

7:00- 9:00 Symposium

 

 

Monday, May 20th, 2019

 

8:30 - 9:15 am Breakfast

 

9:15 -10:45 am Breakout Sessions

      Brian D. Helfrich - PA Board of Probation Regional Director.  Concerns and issues PA Parole faces and information Rabbis and community volunteer should know

     Angelica Miskanin - JFCS, Trauma Specialist.  (post Pittsburgh and Poway anti-Semitic attacks) what to look for in oneself and knowledge about when to look for more help, especially when supporting others. She is happy to take questions.

 

10:45 - 11:15 am Break

 

11:15 - 12:30 pm Breakout Sessions

      Hunter Milroy –   JFCS.  Food Bank ‘services available in the community for those re-entering society, those in hardship in the community and families left behind.

     Rabbi Kolakowski FCPD SCI Waymart.  Keeping kosher in prison, given the restrictions, how best does the only PA DOC FCPD Rabbi address it with the Jewish inmates.

 

12:30 - 1:30pm Lunch

 

1:30 - 3:00 Breakout Sessions

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Alexandra Morgan-Kurtz - PA Institutional Law Project.  Hebrew Israelite in the prisons, what it means to the Jewish inmate, what the concerns and how to address it. Actions that may be taken by the ACLU

·      Amy Ngo - Aleph Institute, Case Worker.  Re-entry programs are key to a healthy successful transition, what we at Aleph Institute do to help the men and women re-entering, what we can do in other cities.

 

3:00 - 3:45 Roundtable discussion, plans for 2020 Chaplains Conference; Programs at Aleph Institute, input and planning.