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Orange County iEngage is a partnership between the Rose Project, the Shalom Hartman Institute of North America, and Orange County congregations. This community learning initiative fosters values-based discourse as a new way to think and talk to each other about Israel.
The Youth Leadership Initiative, a partnership of the Rose Project and the ADL, will prepare teens to confidently face the challenges of antisemitism and Israel delegitimization on college campuses, social media and beyond.
Background to the Annexation Series: Catch ’67: What is the Israel Debate Really About?
Micah Goodman, Senior Research Fellow at the Shalom Hartman Institute, explores the ideological foundation underlying the debate in Israel over the West Bank/Judea and Samaria.
Webinar 1: Annexation/Sovereignty 101 – Implications for a Jewish and Democratic Israel
Michael Koplow, Policy Director of the Israel Policy Forum explores why this issue is coming up now, 53 year after the Six Day War, and what might it mean for Israeli democracy and its Jewish character.
Webinar 2: Prospects for Israel’s Security
In this briefing, Dan Rothem, CEO, Commanders for Israel’s Security explores the implications for Israeli security under different annexation/sovereignty scenarios.
Webinar 3: Was this a Critical Day? The View from Israel
Jerusalem Post Chief Political Correspondent Gil Hoffman reviewed what took place in the Knesset on what was to have been the first day the Israeli government could introduce annexation legislation and we might expect moving forward.
Webinar 4: Best Line of Defense: The Case for Israeli Sovereignty in the Jordan Valley
Michael Makovsky, President and CEO of the Jewish Institute for National Security of America (JINSA), will share JINSA’s new report advocating for Israeli permanent control of the Jordan Valley to best serve U.S., Israeli and Jordanian security interests.
Webinar 5: The Palestinians and Annexation: Context, Interests and Reactions
Ghaith al-Omari, Senior Fellow at the Washington Institute for Near East Policy will explore possible ramifications of annexation/sovereignty on the Palestinian Authority, its relationship with Israel, and inter-Palestinian and regional dynamics.