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Israel Committee

November 2021

In the Green Room Behind the Scenes with Israeli Musical legend NOA

Sunday, November 7 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
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Join us on Sunday November 7, 2021 at Noon PST/3:00 PM EST/22:00 Israel time for a conversation between Yair Nitzani and Achinoam Nini. With roots and upbringing spanning Yemen, Israel and the United States, Achinoam Nini (aka Noa), is a singer, songwriter, poet, composer, percussionist, speaker, activist and mother of three children. Together with her longstanding musical collaborator Gil Dor, accomplished musician and co-founder of the Rimon School of music, Noa has released 15 international albums and graced many of the world's most…

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Paradigm Shifts: Israel, History, Education

Tuesday, November 16 @ 12:30 pm - 1:30 pm
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Dr. Zohar Raviv is a recognized Jewish thought-leader and educator who currently serves as the International Vice President of Educational Strategy for Taglit-Birthright Israel. Raviv's professional experience spans Israel, North America, South America, Europe, South Africa and Australia. He holds a B.A in Land of Israel Studies from Bar-Ilan University, a Joint M.A in Judaic Studies and Jewish Education from Brandeis University, as well as an M.A in Near Eastern Studies and a Ph.D. in Jewish Thought --- both from…

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Paradigm Shifts: Israel, History, Education

Tuesday, November 23 @ 12:30 pm - 1:30 pm
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An event every week that begins at 12:30 pm on Tuesday, repeating until Tuesday, November 30, 2021

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Dr. Zohar Raviv is a recognized Jewish thought-leader and educator who currently serves as the International Vice President of Educational Strategy for Taglit-Birthright Israel. Raviv's professional experience spans Israel, North America, South America, Europe, South Africa and Australia. He holds a B.A in Land of Israel Studies from Bar-Ilan University, a Joint M.A in Judaic Studies and Jewish Education from Brandeis University, as well as an M.A in Near Eastern Studies and a Ph.D. in Jewish Thought --- both from…

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Lingering Memories of War, and a Hope for Peace

Sunday, November 28 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
Zoom CA United States
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Our virtual tiyul will take us to the neighborhood of Katamon. Established just before World War I by Arab Christians who had built large mansions here, Katamon was the site of some of the fiercest battles in 1948. Our tour will start with a short introduction accompanied by a Yehuda Amichai poetry reading at Gan Hashoshanim (The Rose's Garden); While walking towards Palmach street, we will start exploring street names along our way; Kovshey Katamon, Ha'shayarot, Ha'Portzim, Ha'Matzor, Ha'Maapilim. As we uncover the meaning of these names the story…

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Paradigm Shifts: Israel, History, Education

Tuesday, November 30 @ 12:30 pm - 1:30 pm
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An event every week that begins at 12:30 pm on Tuesday, repeating until Tuesday, November 30, 2021

Zoom CA United States
Free

Dr. Zohar Raviv is a recognized Jewish thought-leader and educator who currently serves as the International Vice President of Educational Strategy for Taglit-Birthright Israel. Raviv's professional experience spans Israel, North America, South America, Europe, South Africa and Australia. He holds a B.A in Land of Israel Studies from Bar-Ilan University, a Joint M.A in Judaic Studies and Jewish Education from Brandeis University, as well as an M.A in Near Eastern Studies and a Ph.D. in Jewish Thought --- both from…

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December 2021

Israel and the Palestinians – The Options Ahead

Tuesday, December 14 @ 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm
Diverse Access (hybrid), 9001 Towne Centre Drive
San Diego, CA 92122 United States
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Current Israeli-Palestinian relations appear satisfactory with on-going security cooperation, minimal terrorist activities and burgeoning economic exchange. However, this seemingly positive picture is not sustainable in the long run, and will confront Israel with an existential dilemma regarding its identity and nature as a democratic Jewish state. The lecture will discuss the three options Israel faces vis-a-vis the Palestinians, preservation of the status-quo that is bound to lead to a one-state solution; continued hopes for a peaceful agreement on a two-state…

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