Covid-19 and Democracy in Israel

WhenOctober 21, 2020 1:00 PM - 3:00 PM
WhereNo location
Contact InformationChicago Center for Jewish Studies
DescriptionPlease join us for a (virtual) roundtable discussion on the issues surrounding the Covid-19 pandemic and its implications for democracy in Israel. Our panelists include: Yifat Bitton, President of Achva Academic College of Education & Science and chair of Tmura–The Israeli Center for Equality, an organization that advocates for disadvantaged groups; Natan Sachs, director of the Brookings Institution's Center for Middle East Policy in Washington DC; and Liat Schlesinger, executive director of the Israeli think tank Molad, the Center for the Renewal of Israeli Democracy.The moderator for this event will be Yaniv Ron-El, University of Chicago. To register for this webinar, go to the following link:
This event is sponsored by the Greenberg Center for Jewish Studies with funding from the June and Harold Patinkin Fund for Modern Israeli Studies and the Center for Middle Eastern Studies at the University of Chicago. For more information, contact Nancy Pardee, administrator of the Greenberg Center at
CategoriesConferences/Lectures, Discussions, Special Events, Political Events, International
Persons with disabilities who need an accommodation in order to participate in this event should contact the event sponsor for assistance.