Presentation and Workshop on Jewish-German Reconciliation this June

Join Compassionate Listening Project facilitators in Washington, D.C. for a presentation and non-residential experiential workshop focused on the Jewish-German wounds related to WW II and the Holocaust. The presentation will take place on Friday evening, June 11, and the workshop will be held on June 12 and 13.

Friday evening, 7:30 ?– 9:30 pm:
Learn firsthand about a heart-opening and profound project that brings Jewish Americans together with non-Jewish Germans to do the work of listening, healing and reconciliation. Presented through visual images, music and personal stories.

Fee: Open to the public with suggested donation of $10. Free to those attending weekend workshop.

Weekend Workshop:
Saturday, June 12 and Sunday June 13, 9:30 a.m. ?– 4:30 p.m.
Participants will learn the fundamentals of Compassionate Listening, with special emphasis on the post-Holocaust legacy. Compassionate Listening is a powerful tool for reconciliation that can help heal the pain of the past and create hope for the future. It is at the heart of respectful dialogue ?– relevant within families, in the workplace, and in communities of conflict.

Fee: Sliding scale of $195-260

Location: Goethe-Institut Washington 812 7th St. NW, Washington, DC 20001

Trainers: Brian Berman and Andrea Cohen, U.S. J-G Reconciliation Project co-directors; and Lisa Berman, German Mediator.

Advanced registration is required. To register, send a check made out to The Compassionate Listening Project to the address below, or register at

For more information about the workshop, or information about our 8-day Jewish-German Reconciliation program in October 2004, please contact Brian at 360.297.3358 or Andrea at .

The Compassionate Listening Project
P.O. Box 17
Indianola, WA 98342

Added by Sandy on March 28, 2004