With elections set for January, Israel faces stark choices about the future of the state and of Israeli democracy.
What are the issues moving the Israeli public?
How will the Israeli movements for social justice, civil rights and pluralism influence the outcome?
How will the election impact the critical challenges to Israel’s democracy?
Join us as Ronit addresses these questions and discusses WHAT’S NEXT?
NIF Philadelphia Regional Council: Daniel Segal, Chair • Richard Bazelon • Phyllis Denbo • Eve Biskind Klothen • Kenneth Klothen • Ruth Laibson • Adena Potok • David Richman • Jerry Rubenstein • Dveera Segal • Joel Sweet
Ronit Heyd, who lives in Jerusalem, has served as Executive Director of SHATIL since 2010. Prior to her current position, she coordinated SHATIL’s Religious Pluralism Project and managed its Social and Economic Justice Initiative. She places a high priority on outreach to new audiences and engaging people in advocating for social justice and the protection of Israel’s democracy.
SHATIL is the New Israel Fund’s Initiative for Social Change. A leading advocate for democratic values in Israel, SHATIL builds coalitions, empowers activists, and often takes the initiative in setting the public agenda.