Topics ranging from Jews in rock ‘n’ roll to comparative modern Jewry will be explored at the 2014 conference of the Congress of Secular Jewish Organizations during Memorial Day weekend. The annual conference, located in the Cleveland area for the third time since 2007, takes place at Ursuline College in Pepper Pike.
The conference starts with an Oneg Shabbat the evening of May 23 and concludes with breakfast May 26. Events include group discussions, workshops, business meetings, entertainment, talent show and meals.
Program committee co-chairs Sarah Waslow-Washington and Samara Cogan, participants in Jewish Children’s Folkshul of Philadelphia, developed this year’s theme: “Jews