Loading…
This event has ended. View the official site or create your own event → Check it out
This event has ended. Create your own
Many sessions appear in more than one category. Click on the topics under ’filter by type’ on the right to see sessions by category.
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.
View analytic
avatar for Tema Smith

Tema Smith

Holy Blossom Temple
Director of Community Engagement
Toronto, Canada Area
Tema Smith is the Director of Community Engagement at Holy Blossom Temple and a Crown Family IFJE Fellow in the inaugural cohort of the Interfaith Families Jewish Engagement program at Hebrew College (Newton, MA). A sought after speaker on issues of Jewish diversity, Tema has presented or facilitated conversations at events such as the Toronto Jewish Film Festival, Limmud Toronto, and Where Sinai Meets Spadina: Downtown Tikkun Leyl Shavuot. Tema is a Professional Affiliate of Big Tent Judaism, an organization dedicated to creating pathways to Jewish life for those who feel unaffiliated, marginalized, or disenfranchised from mainstream Jewish life. She is also the Toronto representative of Be'chol Lashon, an organization that advocates for ethnic, cultural, and racial inclusiveness in the Jewish community. Tema holds a BA(Hon) in Cultural Studies and Philosophy from Trent University, and was a Master's student under the Canada Research Chair in Modern Jewish Thought at McMaster University. She has also studied as a visiting graduate student at the Hebrew University of Jerusalem.You can find Tema online at www.temasmith.com or on Twitter @temasmith.