In his talk, "My Israel Story," Mishy Harman explores the power of storytelling as a tool for creating engagement with, and interest in, Israel. He introduces audiences to the show, discusses its origins, the reasons behind its creation, and its overarching mission. By playing clips from many different stories and episodes, Harman takes the audience on a heartfelt, and often hilarious, journey throughout the Israel he has come to discover while working on this project for the last nine years. Harman poses questions such as "What is Israel's Story?" "Does such a thing even exist?" And, if so, "How does one go about telling it"? He has spoken on more than two hundred stages in recent years, and regaled audiences with tales of a surprisingly nuanced country.
Sponsor: Community Scholar Program (CSP)