Israel @ 70: Ulfat Haider & Asaf Ron “A Jewish Democratic State: Creating Shared Space for All People in Israel”

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November 14, 2017 - 7:00pm
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Ulfat Haider and Asaf Ron will tell their personal stories about integrating the fifth of Israelis who are Arabs into Israeli society. They work together at Beit HaGefen, a Haifa-based Arab Jewish Cultural Center founded in 1963. Beit HaGefen believes that interpersonal acquaintanceship and an encounter with another culture and its narratives are essential for breaking down barriers and building trust.
NOTE: This talk is co-sponsored by Lehrhaus; please register (for free) fon the Lehrhaus website. For all of Beth El's "Israel @ 70" Series events, please visit this webpage.