5TH ANNUAL COMMUNITY EDUCATION DAY ON
ARAB CITIZENS OF ISRAEL
SUNDAY, FEBRUARY 22, 1:30PM-5:00PM
Sponsored by the Greater Washington Forum on Israeli Arab Issues & the Washington DCJCC
Lead support provided by the Naomi and Nehemiah Cohen Foundation and the Lois and Richard England Family Foundation
Join us for a day of in-depth exploration of the daily lives and challenges of Arab citizens of Israel. The day will begin with a keynote address by Dr. Dalia Fadila, President of Al-Qasemi College of Engineering and Science. This will be followed by a panel discussion with Dr. Fadila, Dan Arbell, Scholar-in-Residence, Center for Israel Studies at American University, and Safa Garb, JDC Division Director, Arab Society and Infrastructure, and moderated by Rabbi Sid Schwarz, Co-chair of the Greater Washington Forum on Israeli Arab Issues.
After the keynote address, attendees are invited to the DC premiere of Dancing Arabs.
The screening will be followed by a reception and World Cafe-style discussion.
Co-presented by: Adas Israel Congregation, Adat Shalom Reconstructionist Congregation, Ameinu, American Jewish Committee, Am Kolel Jewish Renewal Community, American University Center for Israel Studies, Anti-Defamation League, Beth Joshua Congregation, Congregation Beit Chaverim of Calvert County, Maryland, Congregation Beth El, Congregation Sha’are Shalom of Waldorf, Maryland, Naomi and Nehemiah Cohen Foundation, Lois and Richard England Family Foundation, Embassy of Israel, Hevrat Shalom of Maryland, Inter-Agency Task Force on Israeli Arab Issues, The Israel Action Center at the JCRC of Greater Washington, Jewish Community Center of Greater Washington, Jewish Federation of Greater Washington, Joseph and Harvey Meyerhoff Family Charitable Funds, New Israel Fund, Ohr Kodesh Congregation, Temple Beth Ami, Temple Micah, Temple Shalom, University of Maryland Gildenhorn Institute for Israel Studies, Washington Hebrew Congregation