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Zionism 3.0: Israel’s Place in Tomorrow’s World

Event date: 11/22/2015 11:30 AM - 8:30 PM Export event

Location: Campus-wide, multiple locations

The Oshman Family JCC proudly partners with Israeli newspaper Haaretz to present: Zionism 3.0.

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What are the ramifications of the Iran deal and prospects for stability in the Middle East? What will connect American Jewry to Israel in the future? Will Zionism still be relevant tomorrow?

In this provocative and timely conference, Jewish thought leaders from across the spectrum will join the Oshman Family JCC and Israel’s Haaretz newspaper in frank discussions of t
he pivotal issues that will define Israel’s place in tomorrow’s world.  

Through lectures, discussions and in depth roundtable sessions, we will discuss Middle East regional conflicts, the Peace Process, Iran, BDS, and the relationship of the American Jewish community with Israel as well as the role of Israelis living in North America and their connection to

Our Keynote Speaker is Jeffrey Goldberg, the respected American Israeli journalist and a staff writer for The Atlantic. Also participating will be many other major journalists, political speakers and writers, including: Pulitzer Prize-winning journalist Bret Stephens; Amos Schoken, the Publisher of Haaretz; Aluf Benn, the Chief Editor of Haaretz; Ruth Calderon, Founder of the Secular Yeshiva Alma and a former Knesset Member from the Yesh Atid Party; Koby Huberman, co-Author of the Israeli Peace Initiative as well as Amos Harel, Chemi Shalev, Peter Beinhart, Charlotte Halle, Chief Editor of the Haaretz English edition and others. You need to be a part of this vital conversation. Please join us.

Please support us. Sponsorship opportunities are still available.

Sunday, November 22
11:30 AM -8:30 PM
$90| $45 Students | $65 Seniors, Under 30 & Educators
Fee includes lunch, snacks and closing Cocktail Party
Transportation by bus is available from San Francisco, Marin County and the East Bay. Interested in transportation? Please indicate it on the registration form.

Contact:| (650) 223-8692

Oshman Family JCC proudly partners with

Haaretz is an Israeli independent daily newspaper that covers both domestic issues and international affairs. It has a journalistic staff of some 330 reporters, writers and editors. Haaretz plays an important role in the shaping of public opinion and is read with care in government and decision-making circles.

Thank you to our generous sponsors:

Grape (Gefen) Level  $10,000  |  גפן
Bay Area Wexner Class of 2014
Concepcion and Irwin Federman
Kathy Fields-Rayant and Garry Rayant
Orli and Zack Rinat
Carol and Harry Saal
Eta and Sass Somekh

Deborah and Peter Wexler

Fig (Teena) Level  $5,000-$9,999  |  תאנה 
Anonymous (3)
Adean and Ben Golub
Sheryl and Tony Klein
Marlene and Gadi Maier
Susan and Nathaniel Saal
Seidel Family
Roselyne C. Swig

Pomegranate (Rimon) Level $2,500-$4,999 |  רימון
Emeri and Brad Handler
Fran and Bobby Lent
Yael and Avi Urban

Olive (Zayit) Level $1,800-$2,499  |  זית     
Liki and Joe Abrams
Tracy and Dennis Albers
Yael and Elie Alcheck
Amy and Morton Friedkin
Yael and Amnon Landan
Susan and Moses Libitzky
Daryl Messinger and Jim Heeger
Varda Rabin
Eileen and Rob Ruby
Lela and Gerry Sarnat
Diane and Howard Zack

Date  (Tamar) Level $500-$1,799 |   תמר  
Mallary and Michael Alcheck
Sharon & Amir Ashkenazi
Jacques Benkoski
Lauren and David Berman
Ellen and Marc Brown
Madeline Chaleff and David Arfin
Miriam Engel
Ruth and Adi Gamon
Alison Gold and Steve Krausz
Josh Green
Gary and Xenia Hammer
Cynthia Hess
Sue and Russ Holdstein
Charlie Kirschner
Wendy and Howard Kleckner
Stuart Klein
Linda and Mordecai Kurz
Carole and Alan Kushnir
Linor and Jonathan Levav
Galina and Lev Leytes
Lori and Gary Meyers
Rebecca Olshen and Eric Stein
Liron Patrushka
Aliza and Raanan Peleg
Moti and Eynat Rafalin
Katie and Amnon Rodan
Katherine and Dan Rubin
Michelle Sandberg and Marc Bodnick
Vivian and Jeffrey Saper
Judy and Lee Shulman
Beth and Russell Siegelman
Sara and Greg Smirin
Joelle Steefel
Jonathan Wornick

Other supporters
Vivian and Len Lehmann

Partnering Organizations

Grape (Gefen) Level – $10,000  |  גפן
Walter and Elise Haas Fund
Jewish Community Federation of San Francisco, the Peninsula, Marin and Sonoma Counties
Taube Foundation for Jewish Life & Culture


Olive (Zayit) Level $1,800-$2,499  |  זית     
New Israel Fund 

Date  (Tamar) Level $500-$1,799 |   תמר  
A Wider Bridge
Addison-Penzak JCC of Silicon Valley
American Jewish Committee
Anti-Defamation League
Bio Abroad
Congregation Beth Am
Congregation Beth Jacob
Congregation Emek Beracha
Congregation Etz Chayim
Congregation Kol Emeth
Gideon Hausner Jewish Day School
J Street
j. The Jewish News Weekly of Northern California
Jewish Community Relations Council (JCRC)
Jewish Federation of Silicon Valley
Jewish LearningWorks
Jewish National Fund
Jewish Study Network
Kehillah Jewish High School
Lerhaus Judaica
Stanford Hillel
Stand With Us
Taube Center for Jewish Studies—Stanford University
Yavneh Day School

Thank you to Evenium for graciously providing the registration platform and to our event committee:

Jacques Benkoski
Andy David
Sally Flinchbaugh
Adean Golub
Linor Levav
Stacy Mason
Nira Poran
Doky Rehfeld-Fried
Orli Rinat
Nate Saal
Sarit Schube
Eta Somekh
Jonathan Winetraub