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Sunday, February 17 • 2:30pm - 3:45pm
Diversity Within Unity: Israel 2013 as a Multicultural Society

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Since its founding, Israel has absorbed around 3 million immigrants from around the globe, more than half of them from Sephardic and Arab countries. Almost 30% of the Jews in Israel today were born abroad, including recent waves of immigrants from the former Soviet Union and Ethiopia. How does this diversity impact on the way today’s Israelis view themselves, their country and their culture? First and second generation young Israeli professionals share their thoughts and their personal stories.

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El Al Ambassadors

The El Al Ambassadors are pilots and flight attendants on El Al (Israel’s national airline) who volunteer to create discussions about Israel and non-conflict related issues during their time between flights in New York, Toronto, Los Angeles, London and Hong Kong. This unique program... Read More →
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Audrey Jacobs

For 24 years Audrey Jacobs has helped non-profits achieve their goals of effective fundraising, impactful public relations and transformative marketing. Jacobs is the Public Relations Director for Stand With Us, a global Israel education organization. Formerly she worked for 18 years... Read More →

Sunday February 17, 2013 2:30pm - 3:45pm EST
Passaic A 15th floor conference center