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LIVE Screening of Stranger/Sister and Discussion Panel Saturday,
November 13, 2021 7:00-8:15
Join fellow Sisterhood members from
across our network for a special,
LIVE screening of Stranger/Sister. Following
the screening, listen to Filmmaker and Impact Producer, Kirsten
Kelly, Sisterhood co-leader, Lis Rakanovic, Pluralism
Project Research Director, Ellie Pierce, and others as they
reflect on the film's themes and on why this powerful documentary has
moved audiences nationwide. Haven't yet seen the documentary? Wish to
share it with family and friends? Now's your chance!
Once you purchase your ticket, a Zoom link for the live
screening and panel discussion will be sent closer to the event date.
For this who aren't able to join us for the group viewing and
discussion on Saturday night, Stranger/Sister will
be available to the Sisterhood community and conference attendees for
individual viewing via the Show & Tell Platform from November
Already purchased your ticket? The conference event
link will be sent via email on Wednesday, November 10th!
Dr. Amineh Hoti and Rabbi Sarah Bassin will come
together in conversation on some of the most pressing issues facing
the Muslim and Jewish communities today- responding to antisemitism
and Islamophobia, representation of our faiths and traditions in
broader society, and the need for communal introspection and alliance
building. Facilitated by Dr. Mehnaz Afridi, these two scholars will
offer a thought-provoking address designed to answer the question,
what measurable action can we take to ensure a more secure future for
Join a renowned expert and fellow
Sisterhood members in a small group discussion of your own
choosing. Ask follow up questions and meet our keynote speakers
or else delve into one of a variety of topics selected with YOU
in mind! Not sure which session to attend? Not to worry- you can
choose which discussion room to visit in real time during
the conference! Breakout room sessions include:
Dr. Mehnaz Afridi, "Antisemitism &
Islamophobia: Historical Roots and a Present-Day Perspective"
Abed Awad, "Religious Family Law: Jewish Law and
Islamic Law in American Courts"
Sina Baha and Miry Whitehill, "Meeting the Needs
of the Afghan Refugee Community: Current Challenges and How You Can
the Keynote Speaker"
"Meet the Keynote Speaker"
for Interfaith Cooperation" *For teens and college-age
Lena Lenberg, "The Plight of the Uyghur Muslims"
and Ajit Sahi, "The Challenges Facing India's Muslim
Sisterhood Member Networking
By far our most requested part of the conference, we
have reserved the final 40
minutes of the afternoon exclusively for you to meet
other women from across the Sisterhood. We will match you
into small groups in breakout rooms so you have the opportunity
to socialize with others from across our network. You may meet a new
friend from across town or from across the country! Stick around for
this special event!