Co-hosted by the Israel Institute, the Anti-Defamation League, and the Center for Jewish History, this event will explore Israel’s evolution from its birth through modern day, and offer insights into what lies ahead. Discussions will focus on transformations within Israeli politics and society, the history and current state of U.S.-Israel relations, and challenges for American Jewish engagement with Israel.
Sunday, June 10, 9am-6pm
Centre for Jewish History
15 West 16th St. New York, NY
The purpose of this joint ADL-Israel Institute-Center for Jewish History conference is to reflect on Israel as it celebrates its 70th year of independence. The conference will look at the changing politics, society, and culture of Israel as it grapples with the implications of these changes. It will also explore the impact of these changes for the United States and for U.S.-Israel relations.
Featured conference participants will include: former Ambassador and Israel Institute President Itamar Rabinovich, Brookings Institution Senior Fellow Tamara Cofman Wittes, Council on Foreign Relations Senior Fellow Elliott Abrams, author Nicole Krauss, President of the Center for Jewish History David Myers, and former Dean of Faculty of Humanities and Professor Emerita at Tel Aviv University Anita Shapira.
For the full schedule and to book tickets, please see the Centre for Jewish History website.