Hagai El-Ad's Melbourne NIForum event

NEW ISRAEL FUND AUSTRALIA is delighted to invite NIF Australia supporters in their
20s and 30s to a special briefing with one of Israel's leading civil rights activists

Topic: "The Civil and Human Rights Issues Most Crucial To Israel’s Future As A Liberal Democracy"

  • 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.

October 17, 2012 at 8pm - 10pm

Slome Hall, Temple Beth Israel
76-82 Alma Rd
St Kilda, VIC 3182
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Liam Getreu · · 0413 374 401

Will you come?