Israeli Arab Issues at Limmud NY
Israeli Arab Issues at Limmud NYJan 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, philosophy, politics, text study, and much more from early morning to late night. Take advantage of over 300 sessions and performances, grab a Shabbat nap, or just schmooze. Programming for the whole family, including free babysitting and children?? camp. Meals strictly kosher. Carpooling and buses from Manhattan and Brooklyn. Financial aid available. Register now for the best prices at limmudny.org/register or call 212-908-2525. http://limmudny.org/conference Why Israeli Arabs are a Jewish Issue Saturday 12:00 PM??:15 PM Israel's Arab citizens comprise 20% of the country's population. Issues facing Israeli Arabs have been called the ??ost important domestic issue facing Israel today??by the Government and others. Join us for a conversation on why Israel's treatment of its minority Arab population is the Jewish, moral and wisest path for the country in terms of social and economic development. Learn how the work of the Israeli government and the North American Jewish community is making a difference. Israel's Arab Citizens: Challenges & Opportunities Sunday 9:15 PM??0:30 PM Join us for an interactive session that uses Israeli popular media to explore a history of Jewish-Arab relations in Israel, why Israel's treatment of its minority population is an issue of Jewish values and how the work of the Israeli government and the North American Jewish community on these issues is making a difference in Israel. Learn how you can become involved in what has been described as "Israel's most pressing domestic issue."