End of Year Briefing

End of Year Briefing

Thu 21 Dec 2023 at 7pm - 8pm


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Please join us for a special, end of year briefing to hear from NIF's international leadership.

As this challenging year comes to an end, we hope you'll join us for a discussion about the ongoing efforts to address pressing issues in Israel, NIF's emergency work, and to share analysis of what comes next.

With the year coming to a close, we are grateful to hear from NIF Global CEO, Daniel Sokatch, and historian and NIF International Board Member, Yael Sternhell.

We hope you will join us on.


About the Speakers

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Daniel J. Sokatch is the Chief Executive Officer of the New Israel Fund (NIF), the leading organization committed to equality and democracy for all Israelis. Before joining NIF, Sokatch served as the Executive Director of the Jewish Community Federation of San Francisco, the Peninsula, Marin and Sonoma Counties. Prior to his tenure at Federation, he served as the founding Executive Director of the Los Angeles based Progressive Jewish Alliance. In recognition of his leadership, Sokatch has been named to the Forward newspaper's “Forward 50,” an annual list of the fifty leading Jewish decision-makers and opinion-shapers, in 2002, 2005, 2008 and 2010. Daniel has an MA from the Fletcher School at Tufts University, a JD from Boston College Law School, and a BA from Brandeis University. He is married with two daughters and resides in San Francisco.

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Yael Sternhell is an NIF board member. She teaches history and American studies at Tel Aviv University. Her fields of interest include 19th century US history and the history of modern societies at war. She received her PhD from Princeton University in 2008 and has since held fellowships from the Hebrew University of Jerusalem and the Rothschild foundation, as well as from Yale University and the Huntington Library in California. A former journalist and news anchor for Channel One, she continues to contribute commentary on American affairs to various media outlets.

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