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Day of Discovery

Explore the Joy of Jewish Learning

Sunday, August 25, 2013

Mark your calendar for an exciting, upcoming community program: "Day of Discovery – Explore the Joy of Jewish Learning in Kansas City." This event will be held from 8:45 a.m. – 2:45 p.m., at the Jewish Community Campus on Sunday, August 25.  Learn, study, and discover some of the community’s finest Jewish educators, rabbis, and cantors, who will lead sessions on a wide range of topics.

Registration and a continental breakfast begin at 8:45 a.m.  Study sessions will be offered throughout the day beginning at 9:30. Lunch will be served from 12:15 –1:00 p.m. and a dessert reception will conclude the day. Registration for the event will begin in early August.

The program is co-sponsored by The Rabbinical Association of Greater Kansas City, Jewish Community Center’s Department of Adult Jewish Learning, CAJE/Jewish Federation of Greater Kansas City, Hyman Brand Hebrew Academy, Village Shalom and area congregations. 

For more information contact Annette Fish, Administrator/Program Director, Rabbinical Association of Greater Kansas City, by email at afprogram@aol.com or by phone at 913-327-4622.



2013 Day of Discovery Photos

2013 Registration Brochure

ONLINE Registration is now closed

Presenter Biographies


Photos from August 28, 2011

Previous Attendee Comments


Planning for the Day of Discovery began seven months ago and includes a task force with professional and lay representatives from each congregation and sponsoring agency. “It is a delight to work with this remarkable group of dedicated and committed individuals who work tirelessly over the summer to make this event possible,” commented Annette Fish, Administrator/Program Director, Rabbinical Association of Greater Kansas City.  “Several task force members have been part of the planning for this event since we began offering the program, six years ago.”


2013 Day of Discovery task force members at a meeting in February discussing details pertaining to the August 25 event.

Shown left to right seated: Marlene Krakow, Linda Hyken, Elliott Franks, Henri Goettel

Standing left to right: Seymour Weiner, Jill Maidhof, Janice Panknin, David Diamond, Jan Gratch, David Kanter and Annette Fish.

Not pictured: Christa Balanoff , Jill Craft, Lainie Decker, Alan Edelman, Ann Elyachar, Clint Gillom, Fran Kanter, Eileen Miller, Ann Stern, Linda Walts, Felicia Weiner.

2013 DoD Task Force






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