A special studio broadcast

COVID-19 AND THE JEWS:
CHALLENGES AND OPPORTUNITIES

The Jerusalem Post presents its inaugural virtual event

Hear from top government officials, thought-leaders and opinion makers from across the globe

How has Israel managed the COVID-19 health crisis?

Is Antisemitism on the rise in 2020?

The impact of coronavirus on the economy and what history teaches us about crises

Zionism in the time of coronavirus: Against all odds, Aliyah is on the rise

Speakers

Elan S. Carr

US Special Envoy to Monitor and Combat Antisemitism

Reuven "Ruvi" Rivlin

10th President of Israel

Felix Klein

German Government commissioner for Antisemitism

Portrait Lord Mann
Lord John Mann

UK Advisor to the Government on Antisemitism

Katharina Von-Schnurbein

European Commission Coordinator for the Fight Against Antisemitism

Yuli Edelstein

Minister of Health

Natan Sharansky

 Chairman of ISGAP

Daniel Atar

Chairman of KKL-JNF

Orit Farkash-Hacohen

Minister of Strategic Affairs

Haim Bibas

Chairman of The Federation of Local Authorities in Israel

Yael Eckstein

President of the International Fellowship of Christians and Jews

Isaac Herzog

Chairman of the Jewish Agency for Israel

Menachem Rosensaft

Associate Executive Vice President, World Jewish Congress

nissim alon

CEO, Leumit Health Care Services

Dr. Eyal Zimlichman

Chief Innovation Officer Sheba Medical Center

robert singer

Chair of the Board of Trustees World ORT

Adi Chen

Lawyer and Lecturer

Family and Inheritance Law

Ayelet shaked

Knesset member and former Justice Minister

yair lapid

Leader of the Opposition, Chair of Yesh Atid-Telem

Rabbi Yehoshua Fass

Nefesh B’Nefesh

Itzhak Mirone

Head of KKL Israel 2040

Karine Bolton

Director of International Relations Keren Kayemeth LeIsrael (KKL-JNF)

Shay Felber

Head of the Jewish Agency’s Integration and Aliyah Unit

Omer yankelevitch

Minister of Diaspora Affairs

yaakov katz

Editor-in-Chief

The Jerusalem Post

Dr. Galia Barkai

Head of telemedicine services at Sheba

Steve Walz

International Spokesperson, Sheba Medical Center

Dr Dorit Nitzan

Acting Regional Emergency Director, WHO

Dan Marom

 Faculty member, Hebrew University Business School

Jacob Dallal

Director of Academic Affairs, Ministry of Strategic Affairs

Carole Nuriel

Director, ADL Israel

Pnina Tamano-Shata

Minister of Aliyah and Integration

Noa tishby

 Israeli actress, producer, TV host and singer

moran atias

 Israeli-American actress and model

Pastor Todd Stavrakos
Jonathan Braun

President of the World Union of Jewish Students (WUJS);

Anila Ali

Founder and President of American Muslim & Multifaith Women’s Empowerment Council (AMWEC); 

Daniel west cohen
Darion Ouliguian

Graduate of UCLA.

Zohar Levy Junio

Stanford University

Bat ella

Israeli Soul Singer 

Why attend?

Confront rising antisemitism

Strengthen the bonds between Israeli and world Jewry

Strengthen the State of Israel and its economy

Build cultural ties that will resonate in the international dialogue

Program

  • 12:05-12:10 Greetings from Reuven Rivlin, 10th President of Israel
  • 12:10-12:20 Orit Farkash-Hacohen, Minister of Strategic Affairs in conversation with Yaakov Katz
  • 12:20-12:30 KKL-JNF World Chairman Daniel Atar in conversation with Yaakov Katz
  • 12:30-12:50 Panel: Is Antisemitism on the rise in 2020?
    Moderated by Lahav Harkov - Panel participants: Elan S. Carr, US Special Envoy to Monitor and Combat Antisemitism; Lord John Mann, UK Advisor to the Government on Antisemitism; Felix Klein, German Government commissioner for Antisemitism; Katharina Von-Schnurbein, European Commission coordinator for the fight against anti-Semitism
  • 12:50-13:10 Stronger Together: Interfaith Action Against Anti-Semitism
  • 13:10-13:20 Localized & Globalized: Combating Anti-Semitism Through Grassroots Activism
  • 13:20-13:40 KKL Israel 2040: The coronavirus crisis as an opportunity for Diaspora Jewry
    Moderated by Steve Linde - Panel participants: Itzhak Mirone, Head of KKL Israel 2040; and Dan Marom, Faculty Member, Hebrew University Business School; Karine Bolton, Director of International Relations Keren Kayemeth LeIsrael (KKL-JNF).
  • 13:40-13:50 Jewish education at challenging times - World ORT’s 140 years of experience
    Robert Singer, Chair of the Board of Trustees World ORT in conversation with Maayan Hoffman
  • 13:50-14:00 Health Minister Yuli Edelstein in conversation with Yaakov Katz
  • 14:00-14:30 Panel: How 2030 Digital Health Tech is Defeating COVID 19 in 2020
    Moderated by Maayan Hoffman and Steve Walz- Panel participants: Dr. Dorit Nitzan, Regional Emergency Director, World Health Organization's Regional Office for Europe; Dr. Galia Barkai, Head of telemedicine services at Sheba; Dr. Eyal Zimlichman, Chief Innovation Officer Sheba Medical Center;
  • 14:30-14:40 Haim Bibas, Chairman of the Federation of Local Authorities in Israel
  • 14:40-14:50 Moran Atias, Israeli-American actress and model, in conversation with Anna Ahronheim
  • 14:50-15:00 Chairman of the Jewish Agency Isaac Herzog in conversation with Herb Keinon
  • 15:00-15:10 Yael Eckstein, President of the International Fellowship of Christians and Jews in conversation with Steve Linde
  • 15:10-15:20 Minister of Aliyah and Integration Pnina Tamano-Shata in conversation with Jeremy Sharon
  • 15:20-15:30: The future of Aliyah; Rabbi Yehoshua Fass in conversation with Steve Linde
  • 15:30-15:50 Panel: De-legitimizing the State of Israel during Coronavirus
    Moderated by Jermey Sharon- Panel partecipants: Natan Sharansky, Chairman of ISGAP; Carole Nuriel, Director, ADL Israel; Mr. Jacob Dallal, Director of Academic Affairs Ministry of Strategic Affairs.
  • 15:50-16:05 Zionism in the time of coronavirus: Against all odds, Aliyah is on the rise
    Moderated by Steve Linde - Panel participants: Nissim Alon, CEO of Leumit Health Care Services; a representative of a top Aliyah organization; Adi Chen, Lawyer and Lecturer Family and Inheritance Law; Shay Felber, Head of the Jewish Agency's Integration and Aliah Unit.
  • 16:05-16:15 MK Yair Lapid, Leader of the Opposition and Chair of Yesh Atid-Telem in conversation with Yaakov Katz
  • 16:15-16:20 Diaspora Affairs Minister Omer Yankelevich
  • 16:20-16:30 Ayelet Shaked, Knesset Member and former Justice Minister, in conversation with Gil Hoffman
  • 16:30-16:40 Noa Tishby, Israeli actress, producer, TV host and singer, in conversation with Maayan Hoffman
  • 16:40-16:45 Concluding remarks By Yaakov Katz

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