With Israel facing a number of internal challenges – rising cost of living, economic inequality, senior politicians on corruption charges, and ongoing uncertainty on the role of Jewish identity in democracy – Sharon will give an update on where Israel is heading and the work that ACRI is doing to ensure Israel's future.
This event will be conducted in Hebrew.
Light refreshments will be served. Please RSVP for catering purposes.
Sharon Abraham-Weiss is the executive director of the Association for Civil Rights in Israel (ACRI), Israel’s largest and oldest civil rights organisation, and the flagship grantee of the New Israel Fund. ACRI’s devotes its resources to some of Israel’s most challenging issues, including protecting Israel’s democratic institutions, freedom of speech, minority rights, refugees and asylum seekers. For five years she was Tel Aviv’s equal opportunity commissioner. Sharon was nominated by Haaretz as one of the prominent female leaders in Israel and is an outspoken voice for social change and equality for all in Israel.