Task Force Activities

Conference Call: Local Elections in Israel's Arab Society | Nov. 19
November 8, 2018

Join us for a conference call on Monday, November 19, with former mayor and former MK, Dr. Hanna Swaid, and Ola Najami Yousef, Director of Leadership Initiatives of the Abraham Fund. They will share insights into the campaigns, outcomes and reactions in Arab society, and the possible implications for ongoing social and economic trends in Israel's Arab society.


Co-Sponsored Films at the Other Israel Film Festival. | Nov 1-8 in NYC
November 3, 2018

The Task Force is proud to co-sponsor a number of films presented at The Other Israel Film FestivalThese films feature issues related to Arab citizens of Israel and Jewish-Arab relations.


In Her Footsteps: Wed, Nov 7, 8:30pm at JCC

The Cousin: Fri, Nov 2, 10:00am at JCC and Mon, Nov 5, 4:00pm at Brooklyn

Short Sessions I: Sat, Nov 3, 2:00pm at JCC and Sun, Nov 4, 4:00pm at Harlem 

The Optimists: Sun, Nov 4, 2:00pm at JCC 

Foreign Land: Mon, Nov 5, 6:15pm at JCC

Death of a Poetess:  Mon, Nov 5, 8:15pm at Brooklyn and Wed, Nov 7, 6:15pm at JCC

Purchase tickets here and use the Task Force Code IATF18 at checkout for 25% off all GA film tickets 


2018 Local Elections Preliminary Results in Arab Society
November 2, 2018

A brief report on preliminary results in Arab society, including voter turnout, leadership turnover, women candidates, and key races.



Inter-Agency Task Force Annual Meeting | Dec. 5
October 31, 2018

Join us for the Task Force All-Members Meeting, Jewish-Arab Relations: In Israel and in American Jewish Discourse on December 5 from 8:30 am-2:30 pm. 

In the year of Israel's 70th anniversary, the spotlight on Arab citizens and Jewish-Arab relations has intensified in Israel and in the Diaspora. Join the Task Force for a day of shared learning on recent developments in the field and North American Jewish educational priorities on these issues.

Click HERE to RSVP



Israel Update | Fall 2018
October 24, 2018

Israel Update | Fall 2018

Our quarterly publication covers recent developments in government, legislation, civil society, and public discourse in the field.


JFNA General Assembly Session: "Israeli Arabs: Leveling the Playing Field"
October 22, 2018

The Task Force helped develop and wil moderate a session at the 2018 General Assembly on efforts to close socio-economic gaps between Israel's Arab and Jewish communities.


With growing gaps between the Arab and Jewish communities in Israel, Israel’s survival relies on innovative and effective solutions. In this session, we’ll learn about cutting-edge programs and interventions in the fields of education, employment and municipal programming which address the challenges and opportunities facing Israel and its largest minority community.





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