The KJ/Ramaz Community is invited to a panel discussion responding to rising levels of anti-Israel activity on our US campuses.
6:45 pm Open Doors, 7:30 pm Panel Discussion
Opening Remarks: Ambassador Dani Dayan
Consul General of Israel in New York.
Panelists: Shahar Azani – Executive Director, StandWithUs Northeast Region; Rena Nasar – Tri-State Campus Director for StandWithUs; Andrew Pessin – Professor of Philosophy at Connecticut College and Campus Bureau Editor for the Algemeiner; Jonathan Deluty ’12 – IDF Veteran and Senior at Columbia University; Moderator – Shayna Estulin – Journalist with i24NEWS and co-host of “Crossroads”.
Israel’s Challenges and Opportunities in a Shifting World: BDS and Beyond
Shahar Azani, Executive Director, StandWithUs Northeast Region.
As the Middle East is changing, Israel is facing internal, regional and external challenges, including the Boycott, Divestment and Sanctions (BDS) movement. At the same time, developments in the Arab world, Africa and elsewhere are presenting Israel with new opportunities. Come hear a thorough analysis of Israel’s current position in the world, and what we can do to overcome BDS and build support for Israel and for peace.
Shahar Azani is the Executive Director for StandWithUs Northeast Region, an international non-profit Israel education organization dedicated to supporting Israel around the world. It uses innovative programs and proactive campaigns, educational materials, speakers, conferences, online resources and fellowships, in high schools, campuses and beyond. StandWithUs has 16 offices across the U.S., Canada, Israel, Australia and the UK.