Knesset Member, Rabbi Gilad Kariv in conversation with Rabbi Jonathan Singer
Sunday, February 6 at 9:00AM, Virtual Event
Join in conversation with the first Reform Rabbi to be a member of Knesset, Gilad Kariv. We will talk about the issues central to the Israeli / American Jewish dialogue ranging from the focus of the new government, the status of non orthodox Jewry, pathways for peace and the negotiations between the US and Iran
Rabbi Gilad Kariv serves as a MK in the 24th Knesset, is a member of the 36th Israel government and Chair of the Constitution, Law and Justice Committee. Previous to his Knesset term, Rabbi Kariv was previously the President and CEO of the Israel Movement for Reform and Progressive Judaism (IMPJ). For the last 20 years, Rabbi Kariv has been an active and committed member in the IMPJ. Rabbi Kariv also previously served as the Associate Director of the Israel Religious Action Center
The Israel Action Committee fulfills one of Congregation Emanu-El’s Core Missions of strengthening the connection of our members to the State of Israel and worldwide Jewry.
Israel Action Committee (IAC) Mission Statement
The IAC was established to increase congregant and broader community engagement with the state of Israel through education, celebration and dialogue. The committee presents Israel related programs to the congregation, including political, cultural, social, economic and religious interests. The IAC works to promote connection with Israelis, including those from our community, who have made aliya and those who are living here.
We want to inspire active support of the progressive Jewish movement in Israel including: synagogues, schools, and kibbutzim. We wish to foster the celebration of Yom Ha’Atzmaut – Israel Independence Day throughout the Temple, including our religious and preschools.
The Israel Action Committee of Congregation Emanu-El is committed to creating an atmosphere where our members can engage passionately and respectfully about their views, perspectives, hopes and dreams for the State of Israel. Questions? Please contact Ariana Estoque at [email protected] or 415-750-7552.
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