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Imagine Israel's Changemakers with Esty Shushan

Esty Shushan is a social activist, a Haredi-Orthodox filmmaker and a leader of the protest campaign, “No Voice, No Vote,” which calls for representation of Orthodox women in the Knesset and for the rights of Orthodox women, bringing their silent voices to the center of Israeli discourse. Join Federation’s Women’s Philanthropy for an evening of thought-provoking conversation and learn how this Israeli changemaker is challenging Israel’s status quo. 

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Israel's Jewish and Democrtic Balance: Arab Citizens of Israel and the Nation-State Law

Join us for an in-depth discussion about the implications and realities of the new Nation-State law for Arab citizens of Israel, State-Minority relations, Jewish-Arab relations, and the Diaspora Jewish community. Conversation with Dr. Arie Dubnov, Max Ticktin Chair of Israel Studies, The George Washington University, and Professor Mohammed Wattad, Dean of Law, Zefat Academic College. Moderated by Dr. Lauren B. Strauss, Scholar in Residence and Director of Undergraduate Studies in the Jewish Studies Program, The American University.

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Every other Friday, a new collection of five items of community interest is linked in this space. From resources you can use to highlights from exciting community events, from spotlights on local individuals who are making a difference to meaningful inspiration from our Jewish Life & Learning team and more, each edition will bring you closer to the incredible community we call home.