Hagai El-Ad event with JewishCare

JewishCare and the New Israel Fund Australia Foundation invite you to a free presentation
by the executive director of the Association of Civil Rights in Israel (ACRI)
HAGAI EL-AD

Topic: "The social protest movement: social and civil rights challenges in Israel today"

  • Executive Director of the Association for Civil Rights in Israel, Israel’s largest and oldest human rights organisation
  • Reporting from the source on issues affecting women, Arab-Israelis, Mizrachi and Ethiopian Israelis, religious pluralism and tolerance, and other social justice issues in Israel today
  • Launched Jerusalem's Annual Pride and Tolerance March
Hagai El-Ad photo 

Hagai El-Ad joined the Association for Civil Rights in Israel (ACRI) as Executive Director in July 2008. He brings to ACRI extensive experience as a leader in the field of human rights, in Israel and abroad.

Born in Haifa, Mr El-Ad studied at the Harvard-Smithsonian Center for astrophysics for three years (1997-2000) as a pre-doctoral fellow, having completed his B.Sc. (Special Honors Program, 1994) and M.Sc. (Astrophysics, 1996) at the Hebrew University of Jerusalem.

Over the last decade, Mr El-Ad has become an influential advocate whose views on Arab-Jewish relations, human and civil rights, LGBT rights and equality in Israel have been widely published.

ACRI is Israel's oldest and largest human rights organisations and one of NIF's most important grantees.

The talk will be followed by light refreshments. Numbers are limited, so RSVP essential by October 1st.

Event Details

WHEN
October 07, 2012 at 11am - 12:30 PM
WHERE
JewishCare
3 Saber St
Woollahra, NSW 2025
Australia
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RSVP by October 1 to
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