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Israel and the Diaspora: The future that began on October 7

Sunday, September 8, 2024 5 Elul 5784

6:30 PM - 8:00 PM

 

Special community briefing with Dr. Yizhar Hess, Vice Chairman of the World Zionist Organization

Sunday, Sept 8 at 6:30pm

Join us for an enlightening and timely special community briefing with Dr. Yizhar Hess, Vice Chairman of the World Zionist Organization. In these complex and challenging times, the relationship between Israel and Jewish communities worldwide is at an inflection point, and arguably more foundational than ever. Dr. Hess will delve into the nuances of recent events, their impact on our global community, and the future of the Jewish State. This is a unique opportunity to gain deep insights and engage in meaningful dialogue with one of the leading experts and pluralistic voices, as we work to shape our collective future.

About Yizhar
Prior to his appointment as Vice Chairman of the WZO, Dr. Hess, a 10th generation Jerusalemite, served as the Executive Director of the Masorti Movement in Israel from 2007-2020, advocating for Jewish pluralism and negotiating egalitarian prayer at the Kotel. He also served as Deputy Director at the Shorashim Centre, a Jewish Agency shaliach to Tucson, and Director of Partnerships for the Jewish Agency. Yizhar is a prominent voice in the Israeli press on religion and state and co-edited the book, Questions About God. He resides in Modi'in with his wife Yael and their two children.


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