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Tuesday, November 17th at 12:45 pm EDT

Building Peace & Partnership Between Arabs & Jews in Israel presented by Hand in Hand- In a society defined primarily by the conflict between Arabs and Jews, Israelis and Palestinians, Hand in Hand has created a growing and thriving new model of integrated schools for Israel’s Jewish and Arab citizens. Now with over 2,000 students in seven schools, Hand in Hand is making a tremendous impact for Jewish-Arab partnership and coexistence.

Over the next ten years, Hand in Hand aims to create a network of up to 10-15 integrated bilingual schools, supported and enhanced by active communities, involving thousands of Israeli citizens.
Hand in Hand is a model of what Israel can and should look like, where its Jewish and Arab citizens can live in a shared society based on equality, mutual respect and peace.

Meet:
Ms. Shada Edris Mansour, Hand in Hand parent and national community coordinator
Ms. Noa Yammer, director of international communications
and Mr. Lee Gordon, Hand in Hand co-founder. 

Registration is required. Please register here

Monday, October 18th and 26th at 11:30 am 

The Streicker center of Temple Emanuel in NYC sponsors a series of free lectures and interviews conducted by the Israeli diplomat, Ido Aharoni.  Lectures will be in English. While Carmi Gillon will no doubt discuss military and political issues, David Blatt will provide a change of pace in terms of what we normally think is the American-Israeli interface, so we hope it will be an interesting experience. 

Session 1: Aharoni will interview Carmi Gillon, the former head of the Israeli Shin Bet. 

Session 2: Aharoni will interview the American-Israeli basketball coach, David Blatt, who coached in both Israel and the US NBA.  

Please register for these lectures here.  After the lectures, we invite you to log onto a BAI-based discussion about what we discussed here

Sunday, November 1st at 4:00 pm

A Conversation with Naftali Aklum- Save the date. More information coming soon. 

Sunday, November 22nd at 12:00 pm 

Virtual Tour Along the Israel Trail- Tzippi Moss backpacked the 1000-kilometer Israel Trail with her husband and 18-year-old son over a two-month period. From pine-covered hills to saw-toothed desert, she battled flooded rivers, scorching heat, and soul-sucking mud, unsure if the journey would make or break the family. The goal was to raise funds to find a cure for the neurological killer ALS, the disease that took the life of her beloved mother-in-law. In this zoom meeting she will share some of the lessons she learned along the way from the landscapes and people she encountered. Her book, Angels & Tahina, is a testament to the power of family and impossible dreams, as well as a love letter to a country forged by faith and courage.

Sunday, December 6th at 7:00 pm

A Conversation with Shaanan Streett, the leading founder of Hadag Nachash

Shaanan Streett: Israeli Hip Hop icon, songwriter, composer,  performer, journalist, bar owner, storyteller and life-long Yerushalmi. He’ll be zooming with us live from Jerusalem to discuss the state of the State of Israel:  Music, Politics, Peace and Coexistence,  Jerusalem after hours and much more! Don't miss his insightful,  humorous, provocative and refreshingly honest takes on life in the land of Israel in 2020.. $10 per screen. Reserve your space here

Wed, October 21 2020 3 Cheshvan 5781