Past Events

Social Enterprise in the Negev: Employment, Empowerment and Jewish-Bedouin Relations

Sep 12, 2017 8:45am

In 2009, Itzik Zivan, a successful Israeli businessman from Caesarea, learned about a promising catering project providing jobs for Bedouin women (whose employment rates are less than 25%). Zivan joined the initiative and helped turn Al Sanabel Cater ...

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Women of Israel

Sep 9, 2017 11:30am

West End Synagogue hosts Women of Israel on September, a Saturday service program on the realities of Jewish and Arab women in Israel. Annette Crohn will discuss Israeli's Jewish women, and the Task Force's Liron Shoham will speak about ...

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Conference Call: Shootings on the Temple Mount - Arab discourse and state-minority relations in the aftermath

Jul 31, 2017 12:00pm

Shootings on the Temple Mount: Arab discourse and state-minority relations in the aftermath with Dr. Yonatan Mendel, Head of Manarat, The Van Leer Center for Jewish-Arab Relations and Rawnak Natour, Co-Executive Director of Sikkuy The July 14th shoot ...

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Through Others Eyes: An Exhibition

Jul 30 - Aug 10, 2017 - 4:00pm - 9:00pm

Join the Task Force and the Givat Haviva Educational Foundation for Through Others' Eyes A Photography Exhibition 20 Israeli Arab and Jewish high school age youth will speak about their daily realities and the experience of pa ...

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JCPA - ARZA Symposium: Seventh Day - Israel at a Crossroads

Jun 11, 2017 12:00pm

In commemoration and reflection on the 50th anniversary of Israel's Six Day War, JCPA and the Association of Reform Zionists of America (AZRA) held a symposium on the war titled, Seventh Day - Israel at a Crossroads at the Hebrew U ...

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Amir Levi, Director of Budgets at the Ministry of Finance, on the Economic Development Plan for the Arab Sector,

Jun 5 - 7, 2017 8:45am - 5:00pm

Amir Levi, Director of Budgets at Israel's Ministry of Finance, is one of the chief architects of Government Resolution 922, Israel's historic NIS 10-15 billion, five-year economic development plan for the Arab sector. Now in its second year, ...

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Washington DC: 7th Annual Community Education Day on Arab Citizens of Israel

May 21, 2017 4:00pm

This year's Community Education Day on Arab Citizens of Israel featured a screening of  the documentary 77 Steps directed by Ibtisam Mara’ana (see below for a synopsis of the film).  The screening was followed by a ...

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Shared Society from Campus to Community

Apr 20, 2017 8:45am

Shared Society from Campus to Community with Professor Tamar Ariav President of Beit Berl College Nationwide, Israel's colleges and universities are working to make campuses a multicultural and inclusive environment where students from all backgr ...

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Conference Call: NIS 3 Billion Five-Year Plan for Negev Bedouin

Apr 19, 2017 12:00pm

Government Resolution 2397 Socio-Economic Development Plan for Negev Bedouin: 2017-2021 with  Kher Albaz and Ariel Dloomy Co-Executive Directors of AJEEC-NISPED Click here for a Task Force Brief on the Resolution On February 12th, the Government ...

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Conference Call: NIS 3 Billion, Five-Year Plan for Negev Bedouin

Apr 5, 2017 12:00pm

Government Resolution 2397 Socio-Economic Development Plan for Negev Bedouin: 2017-2021 with  Yariv Man Senior Division Manager Economic and Community Development of Negev Bedouin, Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Development Click here for a T ...

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NCJW National Convention

Mar 23 - 25, 2017 1:30pm - 11:00pm

At this year's National Convention, Ghaida Rinawie-Zoabi, Executive Director of Injaz Center for Professional Arab Local Governance, was a plenary speaker as well as a panelist at its "Spotight on Israel" session.  At both she spok ...

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Government Resolution 922: Status and Implementation

Mar 23, 2017 9:00am

The Task Force and UJA Federation of New York hosted a breakfast presentation with Amir Levi, Director of the Budgets Department at the Ministry of Finance.  Levi, who spearheaded Government Resolution 922, the unprecedented economic development ...

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JFN International Conference

Mar 21, 2017 9:15am

This year's JFN International Conference featured multiple sessions and activities that focused on Jewish-Arab relations and issues related to Arab citizens of Israel: Five Years and 15 Billion NIS: Closing Gaps Between Israel's Jew ...

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Update and Insights into Israeli Hope in the Academia

Mar 9, 2017 8:45am

Israeli Hope in the Academia with Ayala Hendin, Director of Israeli Hope in Academia, a joint initiative of the President's office President Rivlin's initiative, Israeli Hope in the Academia, aims to promote diversity and multiculturalism in ...

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JCPA2017

Feb 25 - 28, 2017 7:30pm - 1:15pm

Jerusalem: Shared Spaces - Monday, February 27th  JCPA's annual conference marked the 50th anniversary of the reunification of Jerusalem with a session on shared spaces and shared life education in the city.  Civil society lea ...

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Educating the Next Generation of Arab Citizens

Feb 5 - 10, 2017 10:00am - 2:00pm

In early February, Dr. Dalia Fadila, President of Al Qasemi Engineering and Science College and Founder of Q Schools spoke to audiences in Long Island, Miami, Washington DC, and Cleveland about women's empowerment, the role of educ ...

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Building Shared Society in Israel: Challenges and Opportunities

Jan 25, 2017 7:00pm

The Task Force and Beth Sholom Synagogue of Memphis hosted an evening presentation with Amal Elsana Alh'jooj, Director of North American relations of AJEEC-NISPED. Event Details Wednesday, January 25th Memphis, TN  About the speake ...

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Home Demolitions and State Minority Relations: The Events in Qalansawe and Umm Al Hiran

Jan 24, 2017 1:00pm

Home Demolition and State-Minority Relations: The Events in Qalansawe and Umm Al Hiran with Dr. Thabet Abu Rass, Co-Executive Director of the Abraham Fund Initiatives  In mid-January, two highly publicized demolitions of homes took place in ...

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IATF Conference Call: State-Minority Relations and Trends in Arab Political Leadership in Israel

Jan 4, 2017 12:00pm

The creation, prior to the 2015 elections, of the Joint List out of the smaller Balad, Hadash and Raam-Taal political parties signaled, among other things, a shift towards a common political strategy of integration for Arab citizens of Israel--despit ...

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Creating Shared Society Between Jewish and Arab Citizens in Israel

Dec 16, 2016 6:30pm

Temple Israel of Hollywood hosted Mohammad Darawshe, Director of Planning, Equality and Shared Society at Givat Haviva, for an evening presentation about efforts by Jewish and Arab leaders to achieve equality for all of Israel's citizens and ...

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Models for Arab Academic Success at Israel's Only Majority-Arab College

Dec 6, 2016 8:45am

Zefat Academic College, set in a city with a large Ultra-Orthodox population, matriculates more than 50% Arab citizens—of whom a growing majority are Arab women. Overall, more Arab citizens are attending higher education throughout Israel and m ...

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10th Anniversary Other Israel Film Festival | Dec 1 - 8

Dec 1 - 8, 2016 7:00pm - 9:30pm

The Task Force co-presented four films at the 10th Anniversary Other Israel Film Festival: The Writer Saturday, December 3rd at 6:30pm, JCC Manhattan Following the success of Arab Labor, Sayed Kashua returns with another autobiogr ...

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Israel's National Commissioner on Equal Employment Opportunity on Women and Minorities in the Workplace

Nov 18, 2016 8:45am

The Task Force and NCJW hosted a presention on: Israel's Women and Minorities in the Workplace: Employment and Equal Opportunity with Adv. Mariam Kabha, National Commissioner of Israel's Equal Employment Opportunity Commission ...

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Government Resolution 922: Current Status and Implementation

Nov 14, 2016 8:45am

Government Resolution 922: Current Status and Implementation with Aiman Saif, Director General of the Authority for the Economic Development of the Arab, Druze, and Circassian Sectors On December 30th, 2015, the Government of Israel approved Res ...

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Noa and Mira Awad at the 18th Annual Jewish Music Festival | Washington DC

Oct 29 - 30, 2016 8:00pm - 12:00pm

  Israel’s leading recording artist Noa (Achinoam Nini) was joined by Mira Awad, her partner in 2009's historic Eurovision Song Contest, for a concert during Washington’s Jewish Music Festival on October 29th.  In 2009, ...

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Task Force 10th Anniversary Retreat in Partnership with the Shalom Hartman Institute

Sep 18 - 19, 2016 3:00pm - 2:30pm

Join the INTER-AGENCY TASK FORCE ON ISRAELI ARAB ISSUES in partnership with the SHALOM HARTMAN INSTITUTE Celebrate the Task Force's 10th anniversary by exploring shared society in Israel today and the shared Israeli society of tomorrow ...

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Social business and economic growth in Israel's Arab villages

Sep 15, 2016 8:30am

 The Task Force and Israel Venture Network hosted a breakfast discussion in New York City on: Social business and economic growth in Israel's Arab villages with Neta Hanien, Co-founder, Juha's Guesthouse and  ...

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Minority Women Tech Leaders: An Israeli Arab woman and an ultra-Orthodox Jewish woman changing the tech landscape of Israel

Sep 13, 2016 6:30pm

Two inspiring, ground-breaking Israeli hi-tech leaders —  Nili Davidovitz, a Haredi (ultra-Orthodox) woman & founder and CEO of Daat, and Reem Younis, an Israeli Arab woman & co-founder ...

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Lion of Judah: "Start-Up Nation for all its Citizens?" - Arab and Haredi Women in the Israeli High Tech

Sep 13, 2016 9:00am

The Task Force at the International Lion of Judah Conference: "Start-Up Nation for all its Citizens?" - Arab and Haredi Women in the Israeli High Tech with Reem Younis, Co-Founder of Alpha Omega and Nili Davidovitz, Founder and CE ...

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Through Others' Eyes: An Exhibition

Jul 31, 2016 4:00pm

The Task Force and the Givat Haviva Educational Foundation: Through Others' Eyes A Photography Exhibition Hosted and generously supported by the Puffin Foundation 20 Israeli Arab and Jewish youth themselves spoke about the reality on the ground i ...

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IATF Conference Call: Jewish and Arab Perceptions of Israeli Society

Jun 28, 2016 12:00pm

Jewish and Arab Perceptions of Israeli Society with Alan Cooperman Director of Religion Research Pew Research Center  Can Israel be a Jewish and a democratic state? How much discrimination is there in Israeli society? Do Jews and Arabs socialize ...

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ARTOLERANCE at the 17th Annual Jewish Music Festival | Washington DC

Jun 15, 2016 7:00pm

 The 17th Annual Jewish Music Festival in Washington DC: COMMUNITY EVENING OF EDUCATION ON ARAB CITIZENS OF ISRAEL featuring ARTOLERANCE Closing night: JUNE 15th Jewish-Israeli cellist Udi Bar David, Arab-Israeli violinist Hanna Khoury, and ...

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Shared Life Education in Israel: Bilingual, Jewish-Arab Primary Schools

May 18, 2016 8:45am

The Task Force and New Israel Fund hosted a breakfast discussion with: Afnan Abu Taha, Executive Director Hagar: Jewish-Arab Education for Equality and Orit Freiberg, Principal Hagar: Jewish-Arab Education for Equality   Shared Life Educati ...

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Arab Enterprise in the Start-Up Nation

May 5, 2016 8:30am

A breakfast discussion with: Gary Jacobs, Co-founder and Chair NGT3 - Next Generation Technology and Nizar Mishael, CFO NGT3 - Next Generation Technology Increasing Arab citizen participation in Israel's mainstream economy is a strategic necessit ...

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Historic Developments in State-Minority Relations: A Leap Forward Towards Equality? | Mar - Apr

Apr 21, 2016 12:00pm

The Israeli government's efforts to close gaps between Arab and Jewish citizens in the past decade have highlighted particular needs in the Arab sector that require a structural change in allocations overhaul as well as changes in policy. Join us ...

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Law Enforcement in Israel's Arab Localities: Challenges and Developments

Apr 21, 2016 12:00pm

A conference call with: Commander Adv. Rakefet Levin Police Education Officer Commander Haim Sargarof Chief of the Kedma Station (Southern triangle area) Amnon Be'eri Sulitzeanu Co-executive Director, The Abraham Fund Initiatives Both Arab and Je ...

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Arab municipal leadership: Spearheading economic development and Jewish-Arab relations | Apr 7th

Apr 7, 2016 12:30pm

Arab municipal leaders are playing an increasingly central role in strengthening Jewish-Arab relations and economic development for Arab society in Israel. Backed by popular support and tapped into leadership networks, more Arab mayors and heads of c ...

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Women, education and empowerment in Israel's Arab Society | Apr 4 - Youngstown, OH

Apr 4, 2016 1:00pm

Dr. Dalia Fadila, President of Al Qasemi Engineering and Science College and Founder of Q Schools, shared her experience on women's leadership and expertise in education as a vehicle for empowerment in Israel's Arab society.     Eve ...

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Pittsburgh Community Education Day on Jews and Arabs in Israel | Apr 3 Pittsburgh, PA

Apr 3, 2016 2:00pm

The Pittsburgh Area Jewish Committee (PAJC) and the Jewish Federation of Greater Pittsburgh held the Pittsburgh Community Second Annual Education Day on Arab citizens and Jewish-Arab relations in Israel together. Community members ...

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Upcoming at JFN 2016: Jewish-Arab relations and issues related to Arab citizens in Israel | Apr 3-5

Apr 3, 2016 10:00am

A number of events at the JFN International Conference featured Jewish-Arab relations and issues related to Arab citizens in Israel, including: Arab Citizens in the Start-Up Nation 11:15 AM - 12:30 PM, April 4 2016 Salon E The int ...

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Historic Economic Development Plan for Arab Sector | Mar 30

Mar 30, 2016 12:00pm

On December 30th 2015, the Israeli government approved a groundbreaking, five-year economic development plan for the Arab sector, aimed at tackling major gaps between Jews and Arabs in the Israeli society. This comprehensive plan calls for allocation ...

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Shared Society between Arab and Jewish Citizens of Israel | Mar 19 - Bethesda, MD

Mar 19, 2016 1:00pm

Mohammad Darawshe, Director of Planning Equality and Shared Living at Givat Haviva Educational Institute, discussed shared society as a rising priority in Israel with Adat Shalom Congregation in MD . The audience learned about social and economi ...

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Arab Society in Israel: Trends of Integration & Radicalization | Mar 17

Mar 17, 2016 12:00pm

Arab Society in Israel: Trends of Integration & Radicalization with Dr. Yusri Khaizran Harry S. Truman Research Institute for the Advancement of Peace and Arik Rudnitzky TAU’s Konrad Adenauer Program for Jewish-Arab Cooperation at the Moshe ...

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Media Roundtable with Nazier Magally: Current Events and Media Discourse in Israel's Arab Society

Mar 9, 2016 12:45pm

A luncheon discussion with Nazier Magally, acclaimed Arab writer and journalist in Israel, on current events and media discourse in Israel's Arab society. Nazier Magally, one of the most senior and respected Arab journalists in Israel, has long s ...

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Washington DC: Sixth Annual Community Education Day on Arab Citizens of Israel | Feb 28

Feb 28, 2016 12:30pm

  The discussion at the Sixth Annual Community Education Day on Arab Citizens of Israel in DC kicked off with the incisive and powerful documentary, Women in Sink. It is the story of a little hair salon in the heart ...

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Israel as a Jewish and Democratic State: The Perspective of an Israeli Arab | Feb 26th - Toronto

Feb 26, 2016 7:30am

The Centre for Israel  and Jewish Affairs (CIJA) and the Israeli Arab Issues Committee of UJA Federation of Greater Toronto hosted a breakfast briefing featuring Dr. Mohammed S. Wattad on Friday, February 26, 2016 at 7:45 a.m. (breakfa ...

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Arab Citizens as Israel's Next Growth Engine | Feb 8th - NYC

Feb 8, 2016 6:30pm

Arab Citizens as Israel's Next Growth Engine: Government and Business Investment in Employment and Economic Development with Aiman Saif, General Director Authority for Economic Development of the Arab Sector Government of Israel Greeting remarks ...

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Task Force All-Members Meeting with MK Ayman Odeh and MK Benny Begin

Dec 8, 2015 8:30am - 2:30pm

This past year was characterized by dramatic changes on the Arab political map in Israel, with the newly formed Joint List advancing a new discourse of shared citizenship and partnership between Arabs and Jews. Recent escalations and the wave of atta ...

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The Current Wave of Violence and the Arab Citizens of Israel: Analysis and Projections

Nov 18, 2015 12:30pm

During the recent wave of violent attacks in Israel, Arab citizens have been caught in the middle. On the one hand, Arab citizens are more protective than ever of their growing access to and participation in mainstream Israeli society and economy. On ...

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Routes: A Day of Jewish Learning

Nov 15, 2015 9:00am

As part of this year's Routes conference in the greater Washington DC area, Ariel Dloomy and Wafaa Ebem-Beri of AJEEC-NISPED will present on regional initiatives in the Negev that are bridging social and economic opportunities and forging a more ...

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JFNA General Assembly | This Land is My LandThis Land is Your Land? A State of Israel for All Its Citizens

Nov 8, 2015 4:15pm

Israeli society today is a dynamic and complex mosaic. As part of JFNA's General Assembly, this session on Israel as a state of all its citizens will explore three challenges of that complexity: religion and state; integration of the Ethiopian co ...

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Shared Society between Arab and Jewish Citizens of Israel | Nov 6 - Youngstown, OH

Nov 6, 2015 12:00pm

On November 6th, Mohammad Darawshe, Director of Planning Equality and Shared Living at Givat Haviva Educational Institute, will discuss shared society as a rising prioirty in Israel with Youngstown Jewish leadership. Join us to learn about social and ...

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URJ Biennial: Diversity in the Jewish State: Deepening American Jewish Connection to a Multifaceted Israel I Nov 5th

Nov 5, 2015 3:45pm

American Jews have a strong and long-standing commitment to and connection with the state of Israel. Yet, as a multifaceted and diverse place, its domestic challenges often complicate this relationship and challenge the ability of American Jews to re ...

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Recent Escalations and Jewish-Arab Relations in Israel: Assessments and Outlooks

Oct 22, 2015 12:00pm

Join us on October 22nd at 12 PM ET for a conference call briefing with: Amnon Be'eri Sulitzeanu, Co-Executive Director, The Abraham Fund Initatives, and Said Abu Shakra, Founding Director, Umm El-Fahem Gallery The spate of terrorist attacks this ...

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The Catch-22 of Arab Society in Israel

Oct 18, 2015 11:15am

Come hear Ghaida Rinawie-Zoabi, founding Executive Director of Injaz Center for Professional Arab Local Governance, chosen as one of 100 “most influential persons in Israel”, and was described as a “social innovator by the economic ...

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Shared Society on Campus: Inclusivity in the classroom to community leadership

Oct 13, 2015 12:30pm

Israel's colleges and universities are often the first place where Arab and Jewish citizens are immersed in a shared experience. In recent years, more Israeli institutions are recognizing a need to foster a inclusivity and integrate share society ...

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JCPA Plenum: Social Justice in Israel

Oct 11, 2015 2:15pm

Take an in-depth look at some of Israel’s most pressing social problems, including the difficulties experienced by Arab citizens of Israel; a review of women’s issues in Israel today; and a closer examination of the plight of asylum seeke ...

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Diversity and Inclusion at The Hebrew University I Sept 30th

Sep 30, 2015 12:30pm

Increasingly, Israeli colleges and universities are instituting large-scale efforts to make their campuses more welcoming to, and representative of, Israel’s diversity and Arab citizens in particular. At the Hebrew University, The Center for Mu ...

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Pluralistic Expression in Israeli Film and Television: Arab citizens behind the camera and on screen

Sep 10, 2015 5:30pm

Though Arab citizens make up nearly 21% of Israel's population, it is only in recent years that films by and about Arabs in Israel are being seen in Israeli cinema and television. Many civil society leaders have been working to expand cultural re ...

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Language as a Bridge: Arabic studies in public schools and prevalence on campus

Sep 9, 2015 12:00pm

Arabic is a required subject in Israel's Hebrew-language public schools, yet few Jewish Israeli's emerge from high school prepared for meaningful Arabic conversation. Likewise, Arab students report that the lack of representation of Arabic on ...

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Arab Citizen Inclusion and Representation in Mainstream Media and National Conferences

Jul 29, 2015 12:00pm

On the whole, Arab citizens remain largely absent as experts in Israel's vibrant media and professional conference circuits. While issues of diversity, access and representation have risen in relation to employment in Israel, they are still gener ...

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A Start-Up Nation for all its Citizens: High Tech Expansion into Israels Arab Society

Jul 23, 2015 8:00am

Join the Task Force in partnership with CONEXX and AJC on July 23rd at 8am for a breakfast discussion With Ihab Atalla, Head of Amdocs Galilee and EMEA Regional Development     In 2013, Amdocs (NASDAQ: DOX) became the first major Israe ...

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Discussion with Shuli Dichter: Visions for shared society in the Jewish State

Jul 22, 2015 8:30am

On July 22nd, the Task Force hosted an intimate breakfast discussion with Shuli Dichter, Executive Director of Hand in Hand Centers for Bilingual Education, and author of Tensions and Good Intentions, a vision for shared society between Arabs and Jew ...

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Desert Embroidery: Bedouin Women's Empowerment and Tradition

Jul 16, 2015 12:30pm

Improving the status of Bedouin women raises the level of education, health care, and income for entire Bedouin communities. Yet, with access to modern opportunities often restricted to women within Bedouin society, a number of associations developed ...

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WEBINAR: Spoken Hebrew Proficiency in the Arab Public Schools

Jul 8, 2015 12:00pm

Hebrew is taught as a required language in Arab public schools, but many young Arabs lack opportunities to become proficient speakers. Hebrew conversational skills are essential for meaningful participation in Israeli society. On July 8th, Joel Rapp, ...

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Discussion Series: Arab Citizens in the Public Sphere - Building Blocks for Shared Society

Jun 9 - Sep 9, 2015 - 12:00pm - 1:00pm

Over the last decade, efforts to enhance economic opportunities for Arab citizens have highlighted the need for greater representation and inclusion in the public sphere as important factors for closing gaps between Arab and Jewish citizens. Join us ...

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Director General of the Ministry of Justice: Integrating Arab Citizens into the Public Sector

Jun 9, 2015 12:00pm

On Tuesday, June 9th at 12pm ET, the Task Force held the first in a webinar series on Arab Citizens in the Public Sphere -  Building Blocks for Shared Society: Integrating Arab Citizens into the Public Sector with Emi Palmor, Director General Is ...

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NY Premiere: "A Borrowed Identity" at the Israel Film Center Festival I June 4th

Jun 4, 2015 7:00pm

The Task Force was proud to co-sponsor the New York premiere of "A Borrowed Identity (Dancing Arabs)," at the 3rd Annual Israel Film Center Festival on June 4th, 2015. The film, directed by Eran Riklis and written by Sayed Kashua, follows a ...

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Arab citizens and Jewish-Arab relations in Israel - an introduction

May 20, 2015 9:30am

Michal Steinman, Executive Director of the Inter-Agency Task Force on Israeli Arab Issues, will speak to Congregation Ohr Shalom in Summit, NJ about Arab citizens and Jewish-Arab relations in Israel. This introductory discussion is an opportunity to ...

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The Joint List in the 20th Knesset: Impact on Arab discourse and Jewish-Arab relations in Israel

May 18, 2015 12:30pm

In the recent general elections, the Joint List won 80% of the Arab vote, earning 13 seats in the Knesset and becoming the third largest party in the 20th Knesset. Now that the Knesset has been inaugurated and a government coalition formed, the newly ...

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A Borrowed Identity aka. Dancing Arabs I Apr 30th

Apr 30, 2015 7:00pm

First love, school bullies, British New Wave … and SCUD missiles. This bittersweet ‘80s coming-of-age drama from the director of The Syrian Bride and Lemon Tree adapts two autobiographical novels by popular Israeli-Ar ...

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Equal Employment Opportunity Commissioner, Tziona Koenig-Yair

Apr 30, 2015 12:00pm

Do Israeli women face discrimination in the workplace? What obstacles do women, and minority women especially, face in joining the workforce? How does women's access to employment affect Israel's economy at large? Since 2008, the Equal Employ ...

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Arab Innovation in the Start-Up Nation I March 27th

Mar 27, 2015 8:30am

Integrating Arab citizens into Israel’s thriving hi-tech industry has become a major national priority. Currently, fewer than 2% of hi tech professionals in Israel are Arab citizens, while thousands of Arab engineers are not employed in their f ...

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Director General of the Ministry of Economy, Amit Lang, on Arab economic integration

Mar 24, 2015 10:30am

The Director General of Israel's Ministry of Economy, Amit Lang, will be in New York to discuss government efforts to enhance Arab citizen integration into Israel's advanced economy. In recent years, the Ministry of Economy has played a leadi ...

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At JFN 2015: Moving Forward on Jewish-Arab Relations in Israel

Mar 17, 2015 2:30pm

This session at the Jewish Funders Network International Conference in Tel Aviv addresses three major challenges and opportunities in Jewish-Arab relations within Israel:economic integration of the younger, educated Arab generation; empowerment and l ...

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The Upcoming Elections and Israel's Arab Society

Mar 4, 2015 12:00pm

In advance of the upcoming elections, the Arab and Jewish-Arab political parties in Israel formed a joint list, uniting to meet the new electoral threshold and ensure seats in the Knesset. How has this merger affected public attitudes in Israel's ...

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A Complex Identity: Arab Women in Israeli Society | Amherst and Springfield, Massachusetts

Feb 24 - 25, 2015 7:00pm - 9:00pm

On February 24th and 25th, Dr. Dalia Fadila, Founder of Q Schools and President of Al-Qasemi College, spoke with audiences at the Jewish Community of Amherst and the Jewish Federation of Western Massachusetts on: "A complex identity: Arab women& ...

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The Challenges and Opportunities of Integrating Israeli-Arab Women into Israeli Society | Jewish Federation of Greater MetroWest, NJ

Feb 23, 2015 7:00pm

On Feb. 23rd. the Jewish Federation of Greater MetroWest hosted Dr. Dalia Fadila, Founder of Q Schools and President of Al-Qasemi College, and Safa Garb, JDC-Tevet Division director, Arab Society and Infrastructure, Israeli-Arab Women who spoke on: & ...

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Washington DC: Fifth Annual Community Education Day on Arab Citizens of Israel | Feb. 22

Feb 22, 2015 1:30pm

On Sunday, February 22, the Greater Washington Forum on Israeli Arab Issues held its 5th Annual Community Education Day on Arab Citizens of Israel. The event was held in conjunction with the 25th Anniversary Washington Jewish Film Festival and featur ...

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Temple Israel Center: Arab Citizens of Israel with Ghaida Rinawie Zoabi

Feb 6, 2015 7:00pm

Arab citizens make up nearly 21% of Israel’s diverse population. Diverse in its own right, the Arab population consists of Muslims, Christians, Druze and Circassians. What is it like to be an Arab citizen of Israel? How often do Jewish and Arab ...

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Arab Mayors of Israel: A Study Tour of Minority Groups and Engagement in Civic Life

Feb 5 - 9, 2015 6:00pm - 8:00pm

In the midst of an election season in Israel, a delegation of 30 Arab mayors is coming to the US to learn about minority civic engagement in New York City and Washington DC. These mayors are seen as playing a key role in shaping Arab political discou ...

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AJC and Moish House in DC: Ghaida Rinawie-Zoabi, Director of Injaz, spoke on Arab citizens and upcoming elections

Feb 5, 2015 12:30pm

American Jewish Committee: On Feb. 5th, AJC in DC held a discussion on “Arab citizens and the upcoming elections in Israel” with Ghaida Rinawie-Zoabi, Executive Director of Injaz Center for Professional Arab Local Governance. Over this pa ...

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Luncheon with the Director General of Israel's Ministry of Education, Michal Cohen

Jan 27, 2015 12:30pm

As Director General of the Ministry of Education, Michal Cohen oversees the second largest government ministry in Israel, responsible for policy and budgets of all public school streams in the country, Jewish and Arab, secular and religious. Wit ...

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Israel's upcoming elections and the Arab vote - luncheon with The Abraham Fund Initiatives

Jan 14, 2015 12:30pm

Prior to the upcoming elections on March 17th, The Abraham Fund Initiatives conducted a study of current trends related to Arab voter participation. The study looked at attitudes and factors that may encourage or deter voting among Arab citizens, bar ...

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The Inter-Agency Task Force All-Members Meeting

Dec 9, 2014 8:30am

Please join us on December 9th for the Task Force All-Members Meeting: Jewish-Arab Relations in Israel | 2014: Perspectives, history and future With: Ari Shavit, Columnist and bestselling author of My Promised Land, the Triumph and Tra ...

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Conference Call: Proposed Basic Law - Israel as the Nation-State of the Jewish People

Dec 3, 2014 12:00pm

LISTEN TO THE CALL Both the content and timing of the proposed Jewish-State legislation have raised significant controversy within Israel and the broader Jewish world, in part leading to the dissolution of government and call for new elections in Mar ...

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Rafa Anabtawi on Arab women's empowerment | Nov 19th

Nov 19, 2014 6:00pm

Join Healing Across the Divides in an important discussion about the reality of life for marginalized women in Israel with Rafa Anabtawi | Director, Kayan Feminist Group   Rafa will discuss how Kayan is empowering Arab women in Israel to be ...

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Kav Mashve

Nov 18, 2014 8:00am

Jacobs Investment Company, LLC., in conjunction with NGT3 presents KAV MASHVE with Director, Yael Kohn, and Deputy Director, Kher Abed Elrazek November 18 8:00am - Light Breakfast 8:30am – Program & Q&A Parking details provided with RSV ...

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The Other Film Festival: Almost Friends | Nov 9th

Nov 9, 2014 2:00pm

Only 67 kilometers separate Lod and Tlamim, but the residents are a world apart, divided by vast national, cultural, and ideological differences. Through an education and technology school program aimed at bridging gaps in Israeli society, sixth grad ...

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The Other Film Festival: Arab Labor and Sayed Kashua | Nov 8th

Nov 8, 2014 4:00pm

Created by renowned Israeli-Palestinian journalist Sayed Kashua, Arab Labor focuses on the hilarious escapades of Amjad and his attempts to fit into Israeli-Jewish society. Poking fun at the cultural divide, Kashua and his characters daringly pl ...

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Sikkuy on Jewish-Arab Relations and the Summer of 2014: Current assessments and lessons learned

Nov 6, 2014 12:30pm

As Israeli life gradually returns to normalcy following the end of Operation Protective Edge, many civil society leaders are assessing the lasting effects of the escalations that took place within Israel between Jewish and Arab citizens, and what mea ...

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Governmental Policy and Investments in Arab Economic Development

Nov 5, 2014 8:30am

On Nov 5th, The Associated of Baltimore hosted a breakfast briefing with Aiman Saif, Director of the Authority for the Economic Development of the Arab, Druze and Circassian Sectors in the Prime Minister’s Office, who spoke about government inv ...

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Jews and Arabs in Israel: Investing in a Shared Future

Nov 3, 2014 7:30pm

Increasing the participation of Arab citizens in Israel’s advanced economy is a major government priority today. High rates of poverty and low contribution to GDP result in annual economic losses nationally and persistent social divisions. More ...

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Citizens of Israel: Jews and Arabs - Challenges and Opportunities from the Government to the Grassroots

Nov 2, 2014 1:00pm

Join the Jewish Federation of Greater Pittsburgh for a keynote presentation and round table discussion with government and civil society leaders on the reatlities, opportunities and challenges related to Arab citizens of Israel.  Keynote: Aiman ...

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Conference Call: Jewish-Arab relations in Israel in the wake of Operation Protective Edge

Sep 23, 2014 12:00pm

Listen to the September 23rd conference call briefing with: Mohammad Darawshe  Director of Planning, Equality and Shared Society at Givat Haviva; and Shuli Dichter  Executive Director, Hand in Hand Centers for Jewish-Arab Education in Israe ...

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The Olive Tree in Israeli Jewish and Palestinian Art - site visit and walking tour

Sep 13, 2014 9:00am

The LunArt Fund and the Jaffa Rotary Club invite you to join them in a visit to the Umm El Fahem Art Gallery to view the outstanding art exhibition dedicated to the image of the Olive Tree in Israeli Jewish and Palestinian Art. In addition to the gal ...

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Education for Shared Society: How Israels Women Are Working for a More Inclusive Tomorrow

Sep 10, 2014 7:00pm

The Task Force, Greater Washington Forum on Israeli Arab Issues, and the Washington DC JCC hosted a special event with Dr. Asmaa Ganayem on Education in Shared Society: How Israel’s Women Are Working for a More Inclusive Tomorrow. The chal ...

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VIP Breakfast with Dr. Asmaa N. Ganayem: Education for Shared Society: How Israels Women Are Working for a More Inclusive Tomorrow

Sep 9, 2014 7:30am

Centre for Israel and Jewish Affairs and The Israeli Arab Issues Committee,  The UJA Federation of Toronto Present Education for Shared Society: How Israel’s Women Are Working for a More Inclusive Tomorrow Dr. Asmaa Ganayem Manager, TEC Ce ...

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Professor Manuel Trajtenberg on Israel's economy and minority populations

Sep 8, 2014 7:00pm

The San Francisco Federation and Task Force hosted Professor Manuel Trajtenberg in San Mateo for a special gathering about the current Israeli conflict and its impact on the economy, how it affects minority populations in Israel, and the growing divi ...

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LION OF JUDAH: The Beauty and Possibilities of a Shared Society in Israel

Sep 8, 2014 10:45am

The Inter-Agency Task Force and JFNA's Social Venture Fund for Jewish-Arab Equality and Shared Society invite you to a stimulating session on shared society in Israel at the 2014 Lion of Judah International Conference: What could a “sh ...

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Tech Entrepreneurship in the Israeli-Arab Sector: Opportunities, Initiatives and Challenges

Aug 25, 2014 5:30pm

The America Israel Business Connector - Conexx, American Israel Educational Institute, American Jewish Committee (Atlanta), and the Inter-Agency Task Force invite you to an evening with Reem Younis, co-founder of Alpha-Omega. the 2012 Eagle Star ...

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WEBINAR: Getting the most our of the new Task Force website

Aug 20, 2014 12:00pm

This website has been designed to provide easy access to a host of resources and updates from the field. Join Liron Shoham, Task Force Communications Manager, on August 12th for an overview of the site's design and features that make it a useful ...

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Conference Call: Current events and Jewish-Bedouin relations in the Negev

Jul 22, 2014 12:00pm

The current regional crisis impacts Jewish and Arab communities in Israel differently and challenges fragile Jewish-Arab relations. In the Negev, though Bedouin and Jewish populations endure the harsh situation in the south mostly separately, they al ...

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Conference call: Current events and Jewish-Arab relations in Israel: What is the role of civil society organizations?

Jul 10, 2014 12:00pm

How are civil society leaders responding to escalating tensions in Israel? What is the role of organizations focused on strengthening Jewish-Arab relations and advancing civil equality in such times? two civil society leaders, Ronit Heyd from Shatil ...

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Educating Tomorrow's Leaders Today: Fostering Entrepreneurship in the Negev

Jun 25, 2014 12:00am

The Negev is home to more than 200,000 Bedouin citizens, by far the most economically disadvantaged group in Israel. Closing social and economic gaps between Arabs in Israel's peripheries and Arab and Jewish citizens in general has become a major ...

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MetroWest: Israel Center Pre-Gathering on Development of the Negev and Shared Society in Israel

Jun 18, 2014 5:00pm

The Jewish Federation of Greater MetroWest's Israel Center held an end-of-the-year gathering and celebration on June 18th. Ahead of the celebrations, the Center's various committees heard from Mohammad Darawshe, Director of Planning, Equality ...

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Promoting Diversity in Israel's Labor Market: Bringing the Corporate Sector to the Table

Jun 12, 2014 12:00am

Recently, a group of fellows from the 2013 class of the Wexner Israel Fellowship Program at the Harvard Kennedy School of Government launched a new "collective impact" initiative to propel the business sector into taking a leading role incr ...

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Join us: Prof. Edriss Titi on Enhancing Access to Higher Education for Arab Students

May 5, 2014 12:00am - 2:00pm

The Task Force and UJA-Federation of New York hosted a luncheon discussion on Enhancing access to higher education: National programs to remove barriers and strengthen inclusivity with Professor Edriss Titi, Chairman Irteka Scholarship Fund Steering ...

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Conference Call: Shared Society Between Jewish and Arab Citizens of Israel

Apr 9, 2014 12:00pm - 1:00pm

Shared Society concepts have been part of civil society discourse and work in Israel for many decades. In recent years, the concept has risen in prominence, becoming a central part of the missions of many organizations and gaining attention within fo ...

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Metrowest Israel Arab Committee Event: Developing the Negev for a shared social and economic future

Mar 26, 2014 7:30pm - 8:30pm

Developing the Negev for a shared social and economic future: leadership, social enterprise and Jewish-Bedouin relations With Itzik Zivan Social Entrepreneur and CEO of Zivtex, Ltd. Please join the Israel Arab Committee (IAC) for its opening event-an ...

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Women.Israel.Religion

Mar 23, 2014 6:00pm - 7:30pm

"Women-Israel-Religion" at B'nai Jeshurun Sunday Mar 23, 6:00pm to 7:30pm Sunday, March 23rd, 6:00-7:30pm, BJ Community House, 270 West 89th Street, NYC In honor of Women's History Month please join us for a discussion on: Women - Israel - Religion S ...

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Advancing Arab women's employment, entrepreneurship, and municipal leadership in Israel

Mar 20, 2014 3:00pm - 4:00pm

In recent years, the Israeli government has made the advancement of Arab women a major socio-economic priority. Arab women are Israel's most under-employed demographic, and increasing their leadership roles and economic participation has enormous ...

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Tziona Koenig-Yair, Israel's EEOC at the Greater Miami Jewish Federation

Mar 11, 2014 10:00am - 11:00am

This is a closed event and by invitation only. Did you know that Israel has an Equal Employment Opportunities Commission (EEOC)? What are the barriers are to equal employment? How do these obstacles affect the Israeli economy? How is the EEOC plannin ...

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JCPA Plenum: Israel's Domestic Concerns

Mar 10, 2014 5:45pm - 6:45pm

Monday, March 10, 2014 5:45 p.m. The JCPA Plenum provides a prominent national forum to enable our community to shape the policies and strategies that best advance our priority objectives. As Israel grapples with domestic challenges like Bedouin rese ...

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Jewish Funders Network Conference: Arab Citizens in the Start-Up Nation

Mar 10, 2014 11:00am

JFN Conference Session: Arab Citizens in the Start-Up Nation Israel's thriving high-tech sector is a major driver of the country's economic growth. Yet less than 2% of the sector's workforce are Arab professionals, and only a small p ...

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4TH ANNUAL COMMUNITY DAY OF EDUCATION ON ISRAELI ARAB ISSUES

Mar 9, 2014 1:30pm - 5:00pm

The Greater Washington Forum on Israeli Arab Issues and the Washington DCJCC invite you to join us for a day of in-depth exploration of the daily lives and challenges of Arab citizens of Israel at the: 4TH ANNUAL COMMUNITY DAY OF EDUCATION ON ISRAELI ...

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Jewish Federation of Greater Los Angeles: TLV Talks on Israel's Women Entrepreneurs

Mar 5, 2014 5:00pm - 7:00pm

TLV Talks profiles Israel social and technological innovators. It is a way for the Jewish Federation of Greater Los Angeles to highlight the social and technological innovators in Israel and better connect the city and community with Israel. On the w ...

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Givat Haviva Presents: Through Other's Eyes, at the Washington, DC JCC

Mar 3, 2014 6:00pm - 8:00pm

On Monday, March 3, 2014, at 6:00 pm, an exhibit of "Through Others' Eyes" opened at the Washington DC JCC, a show of photographs by Jewish and ArabIsraeli teens from the Art Center at Givat Haviva. Through Others' Eyes, a dialogue ...

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Rabbi Naftali Rothenberg at Temple Israel of Hollywood

Mar 2, 2014 7:00pm - 9:00pm

Rabbi Naftali Rothenberg is a Senior Research Fellow at the Van Leer Institute, and will visit with members of Temple Israel of Hollywood on March 2, 2014. He will speak to the community about: Why Israeli Arabs are a Jewish issue, and What it means ...

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Lunch & Learn at JDC

Jan 24, 2014 12:00pm - 1:00pm

Arab-Jewish Relations, Urban Regeneration and Israel's Mixed City of Lod Avital Blonder, CEO and Founder of Jindas The 8,000-year-old city of Lod, is home to 75,000 Jewish, Muslim and Christian residents living side by side. Over the last 30 years a ...

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Task Force All Members Meeting: Shared Society - Reality and Vision

Jan 23, 2014 8:30am - 2:30pm

Please join us on January 23, 2014 for the Task Force All-Members Meeting: "Shared Society - Reality and Vision" with Former Minister Dan Meridor, Professor Yoram Peri, and Dr. Asmaa Ganayem RSVP to Leah.Stern@jdcny.org to register. Enhancing shared ...

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Task Force Foundation Forum

Jan 22, 2014 3:00pm - 5:00pm

The Task Force Foundation Forum meeting was held with Ghada Zoabi, CEO and Founder of Bokra.net news-portal and board members of the Masira Foundation on development of Arab philanthropy and lay leadership in Israel. ??25 participants

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Educating Jewish and Arab Students for a Shared Future: Science, Technology, and Coexistence

Jan 15, 2014 12:30pm - 2:00pm

Join us on January 15th in San Francisco for a luncheon on: Educating Jewish and Arab Students for a Shared Future: Science, Technology, and Coexistence with Dr. Shai Lewinsohn Director of External Affairs, Israel Sci-Tech Schools Network Jewish and ...

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Luncheon with Director General of the PMO office on government priorities

Jan 13, 2014 12:00pm - 1:30pm

Please join the Inter-Agency Task Force and UJA-Federation of New York for a luncheon with Mr. Harel Locker, Director General of the Prime Minister's Office, on January 13, 2014 for a discussion of current government strategic priorities including ef ...

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Sustainable development in the Negev: A model for meeting environmental, social and economic needs

Dec 16, 2013 12:30pm - 2:00pm

Join the Task Force and Jewish Funders Network on December 16th for a luncheon discussion on: "Sustainable development in the Negev: A model for meeting environmental, social and economic needs" with Mohammed Alnabari, Mayor of Hura Michael Ben-Eli, ...

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Ein Bustan: Strengthening Jewish-Arab Relations in Israel through Early Childhood Education

Nov 27, 2013 2:00pm - 3:00pm

Join us on Nov 25th in New York City for a luncheon on: Strengthening Jewish-Arab Relations in Israel through Early Childhood Education with Amir Shlomian Founder, Ein Bustan Jewish/Arab Waldorf Kindergarten and Community Center Though many Arab and ...

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Engaging Employers as Active Partners in Advancing Equal Employment for Israel's Arab Citizens

Nov 21, 2013 8:30am - 10:00am

Join the Task Force and Jewish Funders Network on November 21st for a breakfast discussion on: "Engaging Employers as Active Partners in Advancing Equal Employment for Israel's Arab Citizens" with Professor Mordechai Kremnitzer Vice President of Rese ...

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Other Israel Film Festival: Documentary Screening and Discussion of Dove's Cry

Nov 18, 2013 6:30pm - 8:30pm

Join us on November 18th for a special screening and discussion of the film DOVE'S CRY at the Other Israel Film Festival in New York City Special Discount for Friends of the Task Force: Use code EFZIATF (http://pr.ak.vresp.com/23fb78727/iataskforce.o ...

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UJA-Federation of Greater Toronto: The 2012 Index of Arab-Jewish Relations in Israel with Prof. Sammy Smooha

Oct 16, 2013 8:30am - 10:00am

Oct 16 2013 8:30am - 10:00am - The Israeli-Arab Issues Committee of the Jewish Federation of Greater Toronto is hosting Professor Sammy Smooha, author and research director of the Index of Arab-Jewish Relations in Israel, for a discussion of 2012 sur ...

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Mike Prashker, Founder and Director of MERCHAVIM, visits the United States

Oct 13 - 18, 2013 9:00am - 9:00pm

Oct 13 2013 9:00am - Oct 18 2013 9:00pm - Mike Prashker, Founder and Director of MERCHAVIM - The Institute for the Advancement of Shared Citizenship in Israel will visit the United States this October 13-18. MERCHAVIM's mission is to help Israel's 7. ...

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Perspectives on State-Minority Relations in Israel on the occasion of the 10th Anniversary of the Orr Commission Recommendations

Oct 7, 2013 12:00pm - 2:00pm

Oct 7 2013 12:00pm - 2:00pm - The Conference of Presidents of Major American Jewish Organizations and The Inter-Agency Task Force on Israeli Arab Issues invite you to a special luncheon session on Perspectives on State-Minority Relations in Israel on ...

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Arab Citizens as Israel's Next Growth Engine: Government and philanthropic investment in employment and economic development

Oct 7, 2013 8:30am - 10:30am

Oct 7 2013 8:30am - 10:30am - The Inter-Agency Task Force on Israeli Arab Issues, Jewish Funders Network and The Andrea and Charles Bronfman Philanthropies invite you to a breakfast on Arab Citizens as Israel's Next Growth Engine: Government and ...

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Israeli Arab Study Group

Oct 3, 2013 7:00pm - 9:00pm

Oct 3 2013 7:00pm - 9:00pm - We hope you can join us... for a fascinating evening! Thursday, October 3, 7:00 pm at the JCC of Central NJ, 1391 Martine Avenue, in Scotch Plains (1) Meet and greet Top Bedouin elementary teacher from Negev (2) Hear abou ...

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Aiman Saif in Baltimore: The Arab Minority as Israel's Next Growth Engine

Oct 3, 2013 9:00am - 11:00am

Oct 3 2013 9:00am - 11:00am - The Task Force Foundation Forum, Joseph and Harvey Meyerhoff Family Charitable Funds and Jacob and Hilda Blaustein Foundation will host an event on Arab Citizens as Israel's Next Growth Engine: Government and Philanthrop ...

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Palm Beach County: Bedouin Women in the Negev Today - Progress, Challenges and Leadership - An Insider's Perspective

Oct 1, 2013 2:00pm - 3:30pm

Oct 1 2013 2:00pm - 3:30pm - Bedouin Women in the Negev Today - Progress, Challenges and Leadership - An Insider's Perspective Special presentation by Vivian Siler, Co-Director, and Amal Elsana Alh'jooj, Director of International Relations, AJEEC-NIS ...

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Greater Miami Federation: Bedouin Women in the Negev Today ??Progress, Challenges and Leadership ??An Insider?? Perspective

Oct 1, 2013 8:30am - 10:30am

Oct 1 2013 8:30am - 10:30am - Bedouin Women in the Negev Today - Progress, Challenges and Leadership - An Insider's Perspective Special presentation by Vivian Siler, Co-Director, and Amal Elsana Alh'jooj, Director of International Relations, AJEEC-NI ...

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Conference Call: Discusson of the 2012 Index of Arab-Jewish Relations in Israel -

Sep 24, 2013 12:00pm - 1:00pm

Sep 24 2013 12:00pm - 1:00pm - Join us on September 24 at 12 PM for a conference call with Prof. Sammy Smooha on: "Still Playing by the Rules": Discusson of the 2012 Index of Arab-Jewish Relations in Israel Since 2003, The Index of Arab-Jewish Relati ...

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Conference Call with ACRI: The Bill on the Arrangement of Bedouin Settlement in the Negev

Jul 15, 2013 12:00pm - 1:00pm

Jul 15 2013 12:00pm - 1:00pm - Conference Call on The Bill on the Arrangement of Bedouin Settlement in the Negev with the Association for Civil Rights in Israel (ACRI) The Bill on the Arrangement of Bedouin Settlement in the Negev (commonly referred ...

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Ghaida Rinawie-Zoabi, Executive Director of Injaz Center for Professional Arab Local Governance in San Francisco

Jul 10, 2013 12:00pm - 2:00pm

Ghaida Rinawie-Zoabi is the founding Executive Director of Injaz Center for Professional Arab Local Governance and she will be featured at an event sponsored by the Jewish Community Federation and New Israel Fund in San Francisco on July 10th. Ghaida ...

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Conference Call with Benny Begin: The Bill on the Arrangement of Bedouin Settlement in the Negev

Jul 8, 2013 12:00pm - 1:00pm

Conference Call on The Bill on the Arrangement of Bedouin Settlement in the Negev with Dr. Ze'ev Binyamin (Benny) Begin To listent to a recording of this call, click here. (http://www.iataskforce.org/resources/conference-call-former-minister-benny-be ...

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Injaz CEO, Ghaida Rinawie-Zoabi in Los Angeles and the West Coast

Jul 5 - 12, 2013 9:30am - 9:30am

The Director of INJAZ, Ghaida Rinawi Zoabi will be in Los Angeles and San Fancisco this July . INJAZ is a not-for-profit organization that works with local Arab governments in Israel to develop their capacity and bridge necessary gaps in knowledge so ...

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Israeli Philanthropist Shula Recanati on Investing in Israel's Disadvantaged Children

Jun 27, 2013 8:30am - 9:30am

The Task Force and Jewish Funders Network invite you to a stimulating discussion with Dr. Shula Recanati, Chairperson of Educating for Excellence. As a business leader and philanthropist, Dr. Recanati will discuss why she became involved in the progr ...

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Amal Elsana Alh'jooj, AJEEC-NISPED Co-Founder and Director Visits the East Coast

Jun 24 - 28, 2013 10:30am - 10:00pm

Amal Elsana Alh'jooj is one of Israel's most highly regarded civic activists and one of the Bedouin community's most knowledgeable and dedicated leaders. She is a gifted and passionate speaker who is coming to our community to speak about her work pr ...

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JCPA Task Force Meeting: Israel, World Jewry and International Human Rights with Amal Elsana Alh'jooj

Jun 24, 2013 10:00am - 2:00pm

JCPA is conducting their Task Force and Board Meeting from June 23-24 in New York City. Israel, World Jewry and International Human Rights (IWJIHR) Task Force seeks to build U.S. political, economic and military support for Israel and public opinion ...

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Dr. Shula Recanati, Chairperson of Educating for Excellence Visits the East Coast

Jun 24 - 27, 2013 9:00am - 6:30pm

Dr. Shula Recanati is the Chairperson of the Board of the Educating for Excellence foundation (formerly College for All), whose mission is to enable talented children from underprivileged backgrounds to reach their maximum potential, complete their h ...

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Galilee Together: Toward a Shared Society in the Galilee Promoting Cooperation among Businesses, the Public Sector, and Non-Profit Organizations

May 23, 2013 10:00am - 3:00pm

Galilee Together: Toward a Shared Society in the Galilee Promoting Cooperation among Businesses, the Public Sector, and Non-Profit Organizations May 23, 2013 Agenda: 14:30-15:00 Registration 15:00-15:15 Opening Remarks 15:15-15:30 The ??alilee Togeth ...

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Shatil 30 Celebration - People making change a reality; Building civic power

May 20 - 21, 2013 9:00am - 5:00pm

People Making Change a Reality Building civic power ?ay 20-21, 2013, at Mishkenot Sha'ananim, Jerusalem Join us in experiencing two inspirational days devoted to the study of civic power building; Hear motivational stories that transformed reality in ...

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Building Bridges with Budo for Peace - DSCI Gala

May 19, 2013 7:00pm - 11:00pm

Budo for Peace (BFP) is a registered educational NPO which uses traditional martial arts to connect and bring together children and youth from diverse social, economic and cultural backgrounds. The educational program fosters unity, leadership and pr ...

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Why a Shared Society Is the Correct Approach forIsrael's Social and Economic Future

May 13, 2013 7:30pm - 9:00pm

Israel and Overseas Committee ??Israel-Arab Study Group invites you to a thought-provoking discussion with Michael Prashker On Why a Shared Society Is the Correct Approach forIsrael's Social and Economic Future Mike Prashker is the founder and direct ...

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The Givat Haviva Shared Communities Conference

May 9, 2013 9:00am - 5:30pm

Givat Haviva is holding its 2013 Shared Communities Conference: Innovating New Strategies for Building Shared Society in Israel National, municipal and community leaders from Israel and around the world will jointly explore new models for building so ...

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ICC Panel: Opportunities for Hi Tech in the Arab community in Israel - Palo Alto

Apr 26, 2013 8:00am - 10:30pm

The ICC* Palo Alto is organizing a unique panel discussion on diversity through technology: "Opportunities for Hi Tech in the Arab community in Israel" There is a growing shortage of engineers in Israel hi tech, while Israel's Arab professionals are ...

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Conference Call: New Research on Preventing Dropout from Higher Education

Apr 23, 2013 12:00pm - 1:00pm

Please join us on April 23rd at 12pm EST for a conference call on: Helping low-income and minorty students succeed: New research on preventing dropout from higher education High dropout rates among low income and minority students in Israel is one of ...

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Tsofen Tour: Smadar Nehab, CEO visits the U.S.

Apr 23 - May 3, 2013 - 9:00am - 9:00pm

Tsofen works to establish hi tech centers in Arab communities and provide the market with trained Arab engineers. The Arab society has many professionals that could find employment in the hi-tech sector. Full integration of Israel's Arab society into ...

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Citizen's Accord Forum Tour: Udi Cohen and Ibrahim Abu Shindi visit the U.S.

Apr 22 - May 15, 2013 - 9:00am - 9:00pm

The Citizens' Accord Forum for Jews and Arabs in Israel (CAF) was established with the vision of building a just and equal relationship of accord and stability among Israel's Jewish and Arab citizens. In 2013 the Citizens Accord Forum (CAF) is launch ...

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Why Israeli Arabs are a Jewish Issue with Naftali Rothenberg

Apr 18, 2013 7:00pm - 8:30pm

Please join the JCRC at the JCC of Greater Washington for an evening discussion with Rabbi Naftali Rothenberg on: Why Israeli Arabs are a Jewish Issue Rabbi Rothenberg, Senior Research Fellow at the Van Leer Jerusalem Institute and Rabbi of Har Adar, ...

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Van Leer Institute Tour: Rabbi Professor Naftali Rothenberg visits the U.S.

Apr 4 - 23, 2013 9:00am - 9:00pm

Rabbi Professor Naftali Rothenberg is a Senior Research Fellow at the Van Leer Institute of Jerusalem and will present a moral-halakhic perspective on minority relations in the Jewish Nation-State. Rabbi Rothenberg will be in the New York Tri-State a ...

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Shared Society in Israel: From the Government to the Grassroots

Mar 19, 2013 10:50am - 12:00pm

The Jewish Funders Network 2013 Annual Conference is taking place at the Los Angeles Beverly Hilton from March 17th - 19th and includes a session on shared society developments in Israel. Join us on March 19th at 10:45 AM for: Shared Society: from th ...

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Israel Arab Study Group: Lunch & Learn - Jewish Federation of Greater Metrowest

Mar 13, 2013 12:00pm - 1:30pm

The Israel Arab Study Group of the Jewish Federation of Greater Metrowest New Jersey invites you to: Enhancing Shared Society in Israel: Economic Empowerment and Collaboration with Gal Peleg-Laniado of Givat Haviva & Chagit Rubinstein of Koret Israel ...

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KIEDF Tour: Chagit Rubinstein visits New York, Los Angeles, and Miami

Mar 11 - 22, 2013 9:00am - 9:00pm

Koret Israel Economic Development Funds (KIEDF) deploys philanthropy to stimulate private sector economic expansion and create employment opportunity in Israel. Chagit Rubinstein, considered the preeminent expert in microfinance in Israel, directs KI ...

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Israel's Arab Citizens: The Untapped Potential

Mar 3, 2013 1:30pm - 5:00pm

Israel's Arab Citizens: The Untapped Potential Sunday, March 3rd, 2013 at 1:00 to 5:00 PM UJA Federation, 4600 Bathurst Street -- Tamari Hall, Toronto What is more important than peace, harmony and prosperity within Israel's borders? Please join us f ...

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Israel Beyond the Headlines: Middle East Education Through Technology (MEET)

Feb 28, 2013 12:00pm - 1:30pm

Betsy Ringel and Rafi Rone invite you to a lunch and learn with Noa Epstein and Ala Sadler, Co-Directors of the exciting project: Middle East Education Through Technology (MEET). MEET is an innovative technology and entrepreneurship program working t ...

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MEET Tour: Ala Sadar and Noa Epstein visit Baltimore, Boston, and New York

Feb 28 - Mar 5, 2013 - 9:00am - 9:00pm

Ala Sader, COO and Noa Epstein, CEO and Co-Directors of MEET will travel to the United States in February and March. They have meetings and events scheduled in Baltimore, Boston and New York City. Please contact Leah Stern, Program Specialist at the ...

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2013 Annual Jasmine Conference: The Power of Women-Owned Businesses as Suppliers

Feb 19, 2013 8:30am - 4:00pm

Feb 19 2013 8:30am - 4:00pm - Tuesday, February 19, 2013, Kfar Maccabiah, Rayman Hall, 7 Perets Bernstein St., Ramat Gan The annual Jasmine Conference for the advancement of small businesses owned by Jewish and Arab women, will be held in cooperation ...

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Professor Manuel Trajtenberg on Enhancing Access to Higher Education for Arab Citizens of Israel

Feb 5, 2013 1:00pm - 3:00pm

The Inter-Agency Task Force on Israeli Arab Issues and UJA-Federation of New York are pleased to invite you to a special luncheon with Professor Manuel Trajtenberg, Chairman of the Council for Higher Education's Planning and Budgeting Committee, on: ...

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President of the University of Haifa, Amos Shapira, on the importance of creating a shared university campus

Jan 29, 2013 5:30pm - 7:00pm

The American Society for the University of Haifa and Inter-Agency Task Force on Israeli Arab Issues are hosting a discussion with Haifa University's President, Amos Shapira on January 29th at 5:30 PM in New York City, on: Creating a Shared University ...

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01/27: Greater Washington Forum's 3rd Annual Community Education Day on Israeli Arab Issues

Jan 27, 2013 1:00pm - 5:00pm

Please join the Greater Washington Forum on Israeli Arab Issues for its 3rd Annual Community Education Day on Israeli Arab Issues entitled: Israel: Building a Shared Society Sunday, January 27, 2013 from 1pm to 5:00pm. American University, Ward Circl ...

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Ameinu: A Breakthrough Journey, Multiple Narratives of Israel's Realities

Jan 1 - 6, 2013 9:00am - 5:00pm

Travel the country and see it with new eyes. Join us as we explore conflicting threads of Israel's tapestry. Enjoy 6 days of unique programming. Go past the postcard and behind the headlines. $1,500 FOR FULL ROOM AND BOARD AND ALL PROGRAMMING COSTS B ...

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Greater Philadelphia Mega Mission 2012

Dec 19 - 28, 2012 9:00am - 9:00am

Join your family and friends for an Israel journey like no other. This Federation mission will provide our Greater Philadelphia Jewish community - especially families and first-time Israel travelers - with a unique opportunity to experience everythin ...

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The Jewish Federation of Greater Metrowest, NJ, Presents: Why Israeli Arabs are Jewish Issue?

Dec 13, 2012 7:30pm - 9:00pm

Join the Interagency Task Force on Israeli Arab Issues and the Jewish Federation of Greater Metrowest for Metrowest's first community-wide education event about Israeli Arab issues: "Why are Israeli Arabs a Jewish Issue?", with Rabbi Professor Naftal ...

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The Abraham Fund Initiatives on the Declining Participation of the Israeli Arab Voter - Reasons for Concern and Windows of Opportunity

Dec 11, 2012 12:00pm - 2:00pm

Please join the Inter-Agency Task Force on Israeli Arab Issues and the The Abraham Fund Initiatives for a special luncheon with The Abraham Fund's Co-Executive directors Amnon Be'eri-Sulitzeanu and Mohammad Darawshe on: "The Declining Pa ...

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Toronto UJA Federation's Israeli Arab Issues Committee: Up-to-date analysis with Sikkuy - The Association for Advancing Civil Equality in Israel

Nov 19, 2012 8:00am - 9:30am

Please join the Israeli Arab Issues Committee of the Greater Toronto UJA Federation for an event on November 19th from 8:00 - 9:00 AM with Ali Haider and Ron Gerlitz, Co-Executive Directors of Sikkuy. The Co-Directors will give an up-to-date and behi ...

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Dr. Dalia Fadila: "A Complex Identity - Being an Arab-Muslim-Israeli Woman Teaching English Literature at and Islamic College of Education in Israel"

Nov 15, 2012 3:00pm - 4:30pm

The National Council of Jewish Women and the Inter-Agency Task Force on Israeli Arab invite you to a special discussion with Dr. Dalia Fadila, Provost of Al-Qasemi Academy in Israel, on November 15th from 3:00 to 4:30 pm in New York City. Dr. Fadila ...

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Council For Higher Education Seminar

Nov 14, 2012 9:00am - 7:00pm

The Council For Higher Education invites you to a one-day seminar on: Academia and student's participation in community life Social Involvement ??the Academia's third Role and to a Certificate of Excellence handover ceremony in the memory of Shosh Be ...

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General Assembly: Israel's Democracy in the Headlines: Perceptions and Realities

Nov 13, 2012 10:45am - 12:00pm

The Inter-Agency Task Force on Israeli Arab Issues & JFNA's Social Venture Fund for Jewish-Arab Equality and Shared Society present: Israel's Democracy in the Headlines: Perceptions and Realities A General Assembly session on Tuesday, Nov ...

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The Abraham Fund Initiatives Tour: Policing in a Divided Society - International Models Seminar

Nov 11 - 30, 2012 9:00am - 9:00am

The Abraham Fund Initiatives Policing in a Divided Society International Models Seminar The Abraham Fund Initiatives will lead a delegation of Israeli police Station Commanders to Los Angeles and Washington D.C. in November 2012. The goals of the del ...

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The Other Israel Film Festival: Featuring Sikkuy

Nov 8 - 15, 2012 9:00am - 9:30pm

Ali Haider and Ron Gerlitz, Co-Directors of Sikkuy, will appear at the Other Israel Film Festival, which runs from November 8th through November 15th. Please visit the Other Israel Film Festival website for more information about their appearances, t ...

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Sikkuy: Barriers and Opportunities in Equitable Governmental Funding for the Arab Citizens of Israel - an Up To Date Analysis

Nov 5, 2012 12:30pm - 2:00pm

Join us for a special luncheon with Sikkuy' s Co-Executive Directors, Ron Gerlitz and Ali Haider, on November 5th from 12:00 - 2:00 pm. Ron Gerliz and Ali Haider will provide an up-to-date and behind-the-scenes analysis of the processes by which gove ...

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Sikkuy: Ron Gerlitz and Ali Haider visit the U.S.

Nov 1 - 20, 2012 9:00am - 9:00am

Adv. Ali Haider and Mr. Ron Gerlitz of Sikkuy will visit the U.S. in the fall of 2012. More details will follow, but please contact the Task Force to arrange a meeting or speaking engagement. Adv. Ali Haider Co-Executive Director, Sikkuy- the Associa ...

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Toronto UJA Federation's Israeli Arab Issues Committee: Hi-tech and the Israeli Arab Workforce

Oct 26, 2012 10:00am - 11:30am

Please join the Israeli Arab Issues Committee at UJA Federation of Greater Toronto for an event on Friday, October 26th from 10:00 - 11:30 AM with Ramzi Halabi, Chair, and Smadar Nehab, CEO, of Tsofen . Tsofen is an Israeli non-profit organization th ...

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Rabbi Dr. Ron Kronish & Kadi Iyad Zahalka: Interreligious Dialogue in the Service of Peace

Oct 23, 2012 8:00am - 10:00am

(http://www.iataskforce.org/sites/default/files/images/Rabbi_Kronish.jpg) Dr. Ron Kronish, Rabbi Founder & Director of ICCI, Dr. Kronish is a noted rabbi, educator, author, lecturer & speaker. A graduate of Brandeis University (BA) and the Hebrew Uni ...

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Tsofen in LA: Israeli Hi Tech & the Israeli Arab Workforce

Oct 22, 2012 7:00pm - 9:30pm

This event has been cancelled. Apologies for the inconvenience. Please join the Inter-Agency Task Force on Israeli Arab Issues and the Jewish Federation of Greater Los Angeles for an exciting evening event with the leadership of Tsofen on October 22 ...

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Tsofen: Smadar Nehab and Ramzi Halabi visit the U.S. in Fall 2012

Oct 22 - Nov 2, 2012 - 12:00am - 12:00am

Smadar Nehab and Ramzi Halabi of Tsofen will visit the West Coast of the U.S. in the fall of 2012. More details will follow, but please contact the Task Force or Tsofen to arrange a meeting or speaking engagement. Ms. Smadar Nehab Co-Executive Direct ...

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Sidreh at the Textile Museum in Washington, DC

Oct 17, 2012 2:00pm - 4:00pm

The Textile Museum in Washington, DC presents the art and insights of Sidreh, a grassroots Bedouin women organization. View their beautiful work and listen to a lecture from Khadra Elsaneh, Executive Director of Sidreh - Lakiya Negev Weaving Project. ...

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Art Exhibit and Sale Supporting Young Israeli-Arabs in the Fields of Art and Design

Sep 12 - 15, 2012 7:00pm - 2:00pm

You Are Cordially Invited to a Special Art Exhibit and Sale Supporting Young Israeli-Arabs in the Fields of Art and Design. The Art Sale will enable the activity of the Art and Design Prep Program for Israeli-Arab Students at Shenkar College Opening ...

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Lion of Judah Conference - Session Featuring Israeli Arab Issues - Women's Health in Israel

Sep 12, 2012 9:00am - 10:30am

Breakout Session 3: Transforming the State of Women's Health in Israel Session Creators: ISHA/WHC (Women's Heath Collaborative), The Jewish Federation of Cleveland It's a shocking fact: in high-tech, modern Israel, women's life expectancy is lower th ...

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Lion of Judah Conference - Session Featuring Israeli Arab Issues - Breaking the Glass Ceiling

Sep 11, 2012 1:30pm - 3:00pm

Breakout Session 1: Breaking the Glass Ceiling in Israel's Science and High-Tech Sector Session Creator: World ORT The high-tech and science industry in Israel is on a path of clear growth and is responsible for 16% of total business product in the c ...

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Givat Haviva's "Through Others' Eyes" Photography Exhibit

Jul 31 - Aug 2, 2012 - 7:00pm - 7:00pm

This inspirational photographic exhibition is named after a unique project of the same name under the auspices of Givat Haviva, a non-profit educational institute in Israel. The project addresses the need for open channels of communication between Is ...

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Givat Haviva's "Heart to Heart"

Jul 26, 2012 5:30pm - 7:00pm

Heart to Heart Israeli Arab and Jewish middle school students from Givat Haviva who come to Camp Shomria in Perth, Canada, for three weeks, will be at a special reception in their honor on July 26, from 5:30 - 7:00 pm, at the Miles Nadal Jewish Commu ...

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2012 JITLI Summer Trip Graduation Ceremony

Jul 18, 2012 8:00pm - 10:00pm

oin JITLI for the Summer Trip Graduation Ceremony! View the invitation here. (http://www.iataskforce.org/sites/default/files/JITLISummer2012Ceremony_0.pdf) Featuring: One Stage - Many Faces Place: Auditorium - Hakfar Hayrok Ramat Hsharon, Israel

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Galilee Youth Circus in Philadelphia and St. Louis

Jul 18 - 20, 2012 12:00am - 12:00am

In a world ??and a region ??where fear and distrust between peoples lead to insecurity and violence daily, it just might be that a circus can make a difference! After all, what is circus all about? It's about overcoming fear, it's about trust, it's b ...

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World Council of Jewish Communal Service - 12th Quadrennial Conference

Jun 24 - 26, 2012 9:00am - 5:00pm

WCJCS 12th Quadrennial Conference Download important event information (http://www.iataskforce.org/sites/default/files/Letter%20to%20chairs%20and%20presenters%20-%20Building%20Communities%20Together.pdf) In conjunction with the Joint Distribution Com ...

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The Israeli Presidential Conference: Tomorrow's Jewish-Arab Coexistence in Israel - Moving Forwards or Backwards

Jun 21, 2012 11:30am - 1:00pm

June 19-21, 2012, Jerusalem International Conference Center June 21, 2012 Session Tomorrow's Jewish-Arab Coexistence in Israel - Moving Forwards or Backwards One in five Israelis is Arab. Israel's Jewish character, the ongoing Israeli-Palestinian con ...

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Presentation of the Bernice S. Tannenbaum Prize

Jun 19, 2012 4:00pm - 6:00pm

Tuesday, June 19, 2012 4 PM 130 East 59th Street ??New York City 2012 WINNER IFAT BARON Executive Director IT Works Formal evite to follow for invited guests. The Hadassah Foundation is dedicated to refocusing the priorities of the Jewish community t ...

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June 18th Experts' Panel in NYC: Integrating Israeli Arabs into Media and High Tech

Jun 18, 2012 12:00pm - 2:00pm

Please join the Inter-Agency Task Force on Israeli Arab Issues, Ms. Ifat Baron, CEO of ITWorks, Ms. Anat Saragusti, Executive Director of Agenda, and Dr. Boaz Tamir, Chairman of Agenda for a luncheon on June 18th from 12:00-2:00 pm at JDC offices in ...

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Sikkuy Seminar: Taking Employment Seriously

Jun 12, 2012 9:30am - 2:00pm

Dear Sikkuy Friends, We are pleased to invite those of you who will be in Israel on June 12 to a seminar on an issue that Sikkuy has been active in for more than a decade: employment equity and fair representation of Arab citizens in the work place. ...

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The 2012 Malakom and Tsofen Arab Business Convention

May 30, 2012 9:30am - 3:30pm

The 2012 Malakom and Tsofen Arab Business Convention May 30 2012, Golden Crown Hotel, Nazareth 09:30- 15:30 The Hi-Tech Economy in the Arab Sector - a Seminar conducted by Tsofen Tsofen would like to invite you to take part in the Advanced Technology ...

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GWCJL Speakers Series: "Why Israeli Arabs are a Jewish Issue"

May 20, 2012 9:30am - 12:00pm

Sunday May 20, 2012 9:30 AM Greater Washington Coalition for Jewish Life Washington, CT Speakers Series with Guest Speaker Chris Silver ??hy Israeli Arabs are a Jewish Issue? Website: http://www.gwcjl.org/events.html

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Hagar School ??Jewish-Arab Education for Equality in Cincinnati

May 8, 2012 7:00pm - 9:00pm

Hagar School- Jewish-Arab Education for Equality Tuesday, May 8th, 2012 7:00 PM to 9:00 PM Mayerson JCC 8485 Ridge Road Cincinnati, OH 45236 Website: http://www.jewishcincinnati.org/calendar/index.aspx?startdate=5/8/2012%207:00:00%20PM&enddate=5/8/20 ...

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JCPA Plenum 2012 Detroit- Israel's Domestic Challenges: Stake of the American Jewish Community

May 6, 2012 2:40pm - 4:20pm

JCPA Plenum 2012 Detroit Sunday, May 6th 2:45 ??4:15 p.m. Israel/International Forums "Israel?? Domestic Challenges: Stake of the American Jewish Community" Website: http://www.widgetserver.com/syndication/l/?p=1&instId=0f87d554-ed00-4473-a64a-b99aeb ...

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Beit Hagefen: Asaf Ron and Olfat Haider in the U.S. Northeast

May 5 - 17, 2012 12:00am - 12:00am

Asaf Ron and Olfat Haider of Beit Hagefen will visit Boston, New York City, Philadelphia and Washington, DC on their upcoming trip to the Northeast United States. Please contact Beit Hagefen or the Task Force to arrange a meeting or speaking engageme ...

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77 Steps Film Screening

May 3, 2012 2:00pm - 4:00pm

Synopsis Director: Ibtisam Salh Mara'ana Despite her Arab origins, Ibtisam falls in love with Jonathan, a Jewish-Canadian. On New Year's Eve 2009 Israel invades Gaza. She resigns from her party (Meretz) because of its support of the war, yet somethin ...

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Dolphin Boy Film Screenings

May 3 - 16, 2012 1:00pm - 12:00am

Synopsis Morad - a teenager from an Arab village in the north of Israel disconnects himself from humans following a violent attack that he experienced. As a last resort before hospitalization in a Mental Institution, he is taken by his devoted father ...

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Roundtable on the Regulation of Bedouin Settlement in the Negev

Apr 29, 2012 5:00pm - 10:00pm

On Sunday April 29, 2012, from 5:00 p.m. to 10:00 p.m. IDI's George Shultz Roundtable Forum (http://www.idi.org.il/sites/english/events/TheGeorgeShultzRoundtableForum/Pages/Roundtable-Bedouin-Settlement.aspx) will host a high level discussion of the ...

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Israeli Arab Issues at Limmud Philly 2012

Apr 27 - 29, 2012 12:00am - 12:00am

The 4th annual LimmudPhilly Learningfest will be held in Center City Philadelphia from April 27-29. LimmudPhilly is a unique opportunity to explore and celebrate the many paths of Jewish learning?? true Learningfest! Our program brings together volun ...

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Conversation with Sayed Kashua at Harvard University

Apr 20, 2012 9:00pm - 10:30pm

onversation with Sayed Kashua Friday April 20th 9:00 pm Beren Hall, Harvard Hillel Shabbat Dinner @ 7:45 PM (Free for Harvard Undergrads on a Meal Plan) Sayed Kashua Program: Begins @ 9:00 PM Join us for a conversation with Arab Israeli columnist, au ...

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Sayed Kashua in a Bilingual Conversation with Hanna Arie-Gaifman at 92Y

Apr 19, 2012 8:00pm - 9:30pm

Sayed Kashua in a Bilingual Conversation with Hanna Arie-Gaifman April 19th 8:15 PM 92 Y Lexington Avenue at 92nd St New York, NY Join Israeli-born Arab journalist and author Sayed Kashua for a fascinating conversation with Hanna Arie-Gaifman about h ...

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Second Person Singular- Sayed Kashua at Brookline Booksmith

Apr 18, 2012 7:00pm - 9:00pm

Second Person Singular Sayed Kashua April 18th 7:00 PM Brookline Booksmith Brookline, MA The creator of Israel?? groundbreaking sitcom Arab Labor, celebrated novelist and columnist Sayed Kashua (Let It Be Morning) shares his Bernstein Prize-winning n ...

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Writing About the Arab-Palestinian Citizens of Israel: A Conversation with Mr. Sayed Kashua

Apr 18, 2012 1:00pm - 2:30pm

The HKS Israel Caucus Invites you to WRITING ABOUT THE ARAB-PALESTINIAN CITIZENS OF ISRAEL: A CONVERSATION WITH MR. SAYED KASHUA Columnist for the Israeli newspaper Ha??retz, Screenwriter for the hit Israeli TV series ??voda Aravit?? and Author of Da ...

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Second Person Singular- Sayed Kashua at Tufts University

Apr 17, 2012 6:00pm - 8:00pm

Second Person Singular Sayed Kashua April 17th 6:00 PM Tufts University- Granoff Family Hillel Center, Medford/Somerville Campus Medford, MA Sayed Kashua, a Palestinian Arab living in Jerusalem, is an author and journalist and the creator of the crit ...

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Negev Bedouin Society in a Changing Reality

Mar 28, 2012 4:00pm - 8:00pm

Negev Bedouin Society in a Changing Reality Wednesday, March 28, 16:00-20:00 Hoffein Auditorium (room #105) Faculty of Law, Tel Aviv University * The lectures will be delivered in Hebrew Simultaneous translation into English will be available Attache ...

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Task Force / JFNA Venture Fund Israel Study Tour

Mar 25 - 28, 2012 12:00am - 12:00am

Inter??gency Task Force & JFNA Social Venture Fund Study Tour Israel's Arab Citizens ??Challenges and Opportunities March 25 ??28, 2012 We invite you to join us for an unparalleled opportunity to engage Israeli Arab issues at an historic time for Isr ...

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Shared Communities Program Kfar Kara- Pardes Hanna-Karkur- Givat Haviva

Mar 25, 2012 12:00am

Shared Communities Program Kfar Kara- Pardes Hanna-Karkur- Givat Haviva We cordially invite you to participate in a Seminar on the topic of: Inter-Community Cooperation Date: Sunday, March 25, 2012 Venue: Mercaz Or, Ibn Gvirol St., Pardes Hanna-Karku ...

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Jewish Funders Network International Conference in Israel

Mar 19 - 22, 2012 12:00am - 12:00am

Championing Equality of Opportunity and Shared Society in Israel, hosted by Andrea and Charles Bronfman Philanthropies, Naomi and Nehemiah Cohen Foundation, and the Alan B. Slifka Foundation, took place at the JFN International Conference on On 3/19/ ...

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The reGeneration Concert for Possibilty

Mar 18, 2012 7:00pm

Christians, Jews and Muslims together for one extraordinary evening, supporting the education of children in the Middle East An historic gathering for possibility with Honorary Co-Chairs Imam Jihad Turk, The Reverend Ed Bacon, Rabbi Sharon Brous Marc ...

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First Annual Kulanana Conference

Mar 18, 2012 9:30am - 4:00pm

Society of Kulanana The Vision of a society In Israel based on the principles of Kulanana: Citizenship, Diversity and Fairness We are pleased to invite you to participate in the first annual conference of the Kulanana initiative. The conference will ...

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Concert For Coexistence: The Abraham Fund Initiatives

Mar 15, 2012 12:00am

http://ih.constantcontact.com/fs026/1102184412879/img/136.jpg Concert proceeds will benefit The Abraham Fund's groundbreaking programs that are strengthening relations and leveling the playing field between Jews and Arabs all over Israel - through ec ...

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3/14 Conference Call: Equality and Equal Employment Opportunities with Adv. Tziona Koenig-Yair, EEOC Commissioner, and Mohammed Darawshe, Co-Executive Director of The Abraham Fund Initiatives

Mar 14, 2012 12:00pm - 12:40pm

Please join our next educational conference call briefing with Adv. Tziona Koenig-Yair, EEOC Commissioner, and Mohammed Darawshe, Co-Executive Director of The Abraham Fund Initiatives. Adv. Koenig Yair and Mr. Darawshe will discuss the current state ...

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Presentation on Israel's Bedouin Citizens with Kher Albaz

Mar 8, 2012 7:00pm - 9:00pm

On March 8th, The Enlighten Foundation and Allied Jewish Federation of Colorado join together to host an unprecedented opportunity to learn about the Bedouin population in Israel at the JW Marriot in Cherry Creek. The Enlighten Foundation, the Federa ...

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Kher Albaz, Director of Social Services in Segev Shalom, in Denver, Florida and New York

Mar 8 - 15, 2012 9:00am - 9:30pm

Kher Albaz, Director of Social Services in Segev Shalom, will discuss the current challenges facing the Bedouin community of the Negev alongside groundbreaking education and economic development programs and projects. To set up a meeting or an event, ...

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ACCESS AJC: Models For Jewish-Arab Bridge-Building In Israel

Feb 28, 2012 7:00pm - 9:00pm

Murray Hill (address upon registration), limited spots $10 ACCESS Member*, $20 Non-ACCESS Members Register NOW (http://ajcaccess.kintera.org/kellerman) ACCESS is the new generation program at AJC which seeks to empower young professionals to speak, e ...

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Employment for Druze and Circassians in Israeli Hi-Tech

Feb 19, 2012 7:00pm

On March 8th, The Enlighten Foundation and Allied Jewish Federation of Colorado join together to host an unprecedented opportunity to learn about the Bedouin population in Israel at the JW Marriot in Cherry Creek. The Enlighten Foundation, the Federa ...

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The Haifa Community invites the Public to a Lecture Series on Community and Jewish-Arab education in Haifa

Feb 9, 2012 7:30pm

The first lecture will on 'Joint Hebrew-Arabic education in Haifa', will be given by Dr. Ora Mor, expert in bilingual education. A discussion will follow the lecture. The lecture will be held on 9 February, 2012, on 7:30pm, 118 Arlosorov Street, 'Ish ...

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International Shabbat Dinner

Jan 27, 2012 6:30pm

Join our next International Shabbat Dinner and eat some great food, enjoy some wine and meet new people. Guest speaker Chris Silver. Chris Silver serves as Acting Director of the Inter-Agency Task Force on Israeli Arab Issues where he is responsible ...

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Jewish-Arab Relations in Israel, Bilingual Education and Art as a Bridge - Luncheon in NY

Jan 25, 2012 12:00am - 2:00pm

Please join the Inter-Agency Task Force on Israeli Arab Issues and Israel's top civil society leaders, education innovators and art visionaries for a luncheon on January 25th from 12:00-2:00 pm at JDC offices in New York. This is a unique opportu ...

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The Arab-Bedouins in the Negev Introduction Workshop 2012

Jan 23 - 31, 2012 12:00am - 12:00am

The Arab-Bedouins in the Negev Introduction Workshop 2012 Negev Coexistence Forum for Civil Equality invites you to a series of lectures about the Arab-Bedouin society in the Negev. The lectures will introduce you to the indigenous people of the Nege ...

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2nd Annual Community Education Day in DC - Strengthening Israel's Democracy: Arab Citizens of Israel

Jan 22, 2012 1:00pm - 5:30pm

Second Annual Community Education Day presented by the Greater Washington Forum on Israeli Arab Issues American University, Ward Circle Building, Washington, DC (on Nebraska Avenue at Ward Circle; free parking in lot across the street; free shuttle f ...

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Looking Deeper: Inside the Israeli Arab Community - Next Gen Event in LA

Jan 19, 2012 7:30pm - 10:00pm

THURSDAY, JANUARY 19TH, 7:30- 10:00 PM THE REDBURY, 1 7 1 7 VINE STREET, HOLLYWOOD, CA [map] (http://maps.google.com/maps?q=The+Redbury,+1717+Vine+Street+%7C+Hollywood,+CA&hl=en&hq=The+Redbury,&hnear=1717+Vine+St,+Los+Angeles,+California+90028&t=m&z= ...

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Israeli Arab Issues at Limmud NY

Jan 13 - 16, 2012 12:00am - 12:00am

Limmud NY 2012, January 13-16, 2012 (Martin Luther King Day Weekend) at the Hudson Valley Resort in Kerhonkson, N.Y. Join over 700 people of all ages and backgrounds at a volunteer-run Jewish festival. Experience art, film, literature, music, philoso ...

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Co-existence and Equal Opportunity for Jewish and Arab Children through Tennis

Jan 11, 2012 5:30pm

SAVE THE DATE! Sponsored by the Freddie Krivine Foundation and the UJA - An Evening for Discussion and Exchange of Ideas: "Sports and Development" - Strengthening the potential of Sports for Youth as a tool to reach personal, community and national d ...

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Walid Abu Shakra: Mintarat AI-Batan by Curator Farid Abu Shakra

Dec 24, 2011 - Apr 10, 2012 - 12:00am - 12:00am

Invitation The Umm el-Fahem Art Gallery cordially invites you to the opening of the exhibition Walid Abu Shakra: Mintarat AI-Batan by Curator Farid Abu Shakra Saturday, 24 December 2011, at 12:00 The exhibition held at the gallery. Which exhibit the ...

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