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THE SCHEDULE IS SUBJECT TO CHANGE. One does not register for sessions.  Seating at individual sessions is first come, first served.
REGISTRATION and the Coat Room are on the 27th Floor along with many of the sessions. The Children’s Program, Lunch Room, Limmud Café and rooms E1, G3 and G4 are on the 16th Floor. There is easy access between the floors by 6 large elevators.
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Devon Spier

Devon Spier is a rabbinical student and spiritual entrepreneur. She spends half her week studying at the Academy for Jewish Religion in New York and the other half creating rituals for the Jews of Southern Ontario to make meaning out of their lives. Devon has helped individuals and communities ritualize break-ups and quarter-life-crises, marriages and later-in-life b'nei mitzvot. Her approach bridges Jewish tradition with the spiritual hunger of Jews in modernity. In her spare time, Devon mentors Hillel students, Jewish professionals and preteens. She nurtures others and especially thrives in this role, by making Judaism accessible and hospitable for all who engage with it. Currently, Devon is the architect of 'Adventure Judaism Program', which allows synagogue youth to experience Talmud study through play-based learning. She has worked with Temple Shalom Reform Jewish Temple to coordinate the Jewish Refugee Action Committee, a local Chabad House to co-facilitate the RECHIMU Chesed Project and with post-denominational Jews to co-organize JUNITE Young Professionals Network. In November 2016, Devon became the first student-Rabbi appointed to the Board of Directors of JSpace Canada. Whether she's in her suburban shtetl or the GTA, Devon continues to lead people from the fringes of Judaism back to their tradition.