Partner with OpenDor Media

Working together to build a Jewish future

Become a Partner

A Federation/Agency-OpenDor Media partnership offers a seamless, practical and expeditious way for federations and local agencies to accelerate quality community programming. The kind of programming that empowers local leadership with the knowledge, tools and context to address the most pressing issues facing the Jewish world today — from Judaic studies, history and heritage to Zionism, Israeli politics and antisemitism.

OpenDor Media’s rich portfolio of films, media, speakers and content opens a world of possibilities for communities to come together to explore identity and heritage, and to lead more informed and connected Jewish lives.

Federation/Agency-OpenDor Media Partnership Programing Platforms

OpenDor Media’s honest entertaining and thought-provoking films, speakers and content bring a brave, uniquely nuanced perspective to Jewish and Israeli topics. These new media platforms promise to deliver high impact. Working together, programs can be customized to meet a community’s specific needs.

speaking engagements

Speaking engagements

for the entire community by OpenDor Media educators, speakers and facilitators

study sessions

Interactive study sessions

workshops and lecture series for Federation/Agency leadership

library of content

Full access

to OpenDor Media educational content, curricula and speakers, along with special access to feature films


Workshops and consultations

1-on-1 or small group for local professional development on effective Israel education and other topics

podcast appearances

Guest appearances

on community podcast channels

partner schools

Partner School

and Global Student Ambassador Programs for local Jewish schools

virtual q&a

Virtual Q&As

chats and screenings with producers/writers of select OpenDor Media content

Featured Programs

Talented speakers and nuanced films on thought-provoking and relevant subjects allow federations and agencies to offer programming that promises engaging and enthusiastic dialogue for audiences of all ages. Below are some of our program categories with a few of many different event topics.



Event Topics:
  • Zionism, Media and the Role of Education
  • How to talk to your teens about Israel?
  • A vision for Israel Education Today
  • Religious Zionism’s Crystal Ball- What the Past may Tell us about the Future

Israeli History

Israeli History

Event Topics:
  • The Israeli-Palestinian Conflict- Everything you need to know and more
  • Highs, lows and everyday struggles in the creation of the State of Israel
  • Nuanced Education on Israel- Addressing the complex topics and history
  • Difficult Questions Surrounding Israel Religion and state in the One Jewish state
  • Genocide? Occupation? Massacre? Let’s talk about it.



Event Topics:
  • Navigating the rise of Antisemitism
  • Antisemitic ideas reappearing today and the conspiracy theories that drive them
  • Unleashing the Power of Social Media- To fight Antisemitism
  • Know Before You Go: Israel on Campus
  • Screening of Unsafe Spaces: When Being Jewish Means You Don't Belong
  • Genocide? Occupation? Massacre? Let’s talk about it.
  • How Does Being Jewish Affect Your College Experience?

Featured Speakers

noam weissman

Dr. Noam Weissman, Executive Vice President and Head of Content

A recognized thought leader on new paradigms in Jewish education. Driven by a passion to inspire inquiry and to teach without being trapped in black and white world views, he is building models that acknowledge and accompany students on their journey to make sense of a complex Jewish world.

micah smith

Micah Smith, Senior Vice President, Film

Micah is an award-winning narrative and documentary filmmaker whose films have been featured on Netflix and screened at international film festivals, the United Nations, the British Parliament and the U.S. Congress.

Avi Posen, Senior Director of Israel Education - EMEA

An innovative and experienced Jewish educator, Avi’s experience spans both formal and informal Jewish education, as a high school Judaic Studies teacher, Hillel Director and Jewish camp director. He brings his knowledge and passion for Israel and all things Jewish to his role with Unpacked for Educators.

Rivky Stern, Head of Podcasts

Rivky is passionate about storytelling and education, and combining them to make magic happen. She believes that audio hits the emotional “sweet spot” by building a relationship between the host and listeners and is thrilled to be riding the wave of growing podcast popularity.

Sarah Gordon, Senior Director of Israel Education - AMER

An innovative and experienced Jewish educator, Sarah’s experience spans both formal and informal Jewish education, as the previous Director of Israel Guidance and Experiential Education at Ma’ayanot High School and as a Wexner Fellow and Davidson Scholar. With a dual masters degrees in Jewish Education and Modern Jewish History from Yeshiva University, she brings her knowledge and passion to her role with Unpacked for Educators.

Yoni Buckman, Education Associate

An innovative and experienced Jewish educator, Yoni brings much experience from his leadership roles in Jewish education and community engagement at Jewish synagogues. With a strong background in the design and implementation of project-based learning curricula for elementary school students on Judaic Studies, Hebrew and STEAM subjects, he brings his knowledge and passion to his role with Unpacked for Educators.


Federations/Agency-OpenDor Media Partnerships

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