Education 3.0 — Innovations & Challenges in Israeli Education –  Tuesday, Nov. 5, 2019 in New York City


Cordially invite you to attend

Innovation and Challenges in Israeli Education                                                                                              


Experts will discuss the latest educational innovations in Haredi and Arab Society in Israel and the challenges of ensuring gender equality.


KEYNOTE SPEAKER     Dr. Cheryl Fishbein, President of the Jewish Community Relations Council of New York




CLOSING SPEAKER     Professor Moshe Halbertal, Professor of Philosophy at the Hebrew University and Gruss Professor at NYU Law School



8:30 am                       Registration & Breakfast

9:00 am                       Greetings

9:30 am                       Keynote Address – Dr. Cheryl Fishbein, President, Jewish Community Relations Council of New York

10:00 am                     Cultivating Visionary Education — An interview of Eitan Moran, Executive Director,Society for Advancement of Education, Jerusalem by Roni Rubinstein

10:45 am                     Coffee Break

11:00 am                     Where Vision Meets Impact — Conversation between

  • Debbie Niderberg, Executive Director, George Rohr Foundation
  • Ambassador Ido Aharoni, Global Distinguished Professor at NYU
  • Alan Divack, Program Manager, The Lucius N. Littauer Foundation
  • Representative of UJA-Federation of New York

12:00 noon                  Advancing Leadership and Excellence among Arab Youth

  • Moderator – Liron Shoham, Executive Director, The Interagency Task Force
  • Khadiji Taha, Mentor of School Management Development, Avnei Rasha Institute
  • Ali Haider, Adv., SAE Director of Initiatives and Projects in the Arab Society

1:15 pm                       Lunch

2:00 pm                       Advancing Gender Equality in the Educational Arena

  • Yael Boim-Fein, Director of the Israeli Institute for Gender Equality in Education, SAE
  • Shulamit Reinharz, Jacob Potofsky Professor Emerita in Sociology, Brandeis University
  • Rabbi Diana Fersko, Director, Moving Traditions, New York
  • Shelley Klein, Project Manager New Models in Gender Equity, the Jewish Education Project

3:15 pm                       Creating Educational Bridges to Integrate Ultra-orthodox students into Israeli Society

  • Marc Charendoff, President, Maimonides Fund
  • Shana Novick, Past Executive Director, Hebrew Free Loan Society
  • Rabbi Ysoscher Katz, Chair, Department of Talmud, Yeshivat Chovevei Torah Rabbinical School
  • Rabbi Bezalel Cohen, Founder of Hachmey Lev Yeshiva

4:30 pm                       Closing AddressProfessor Moshe Halbertal, Professor of Philosophy of Hebrew University, Guest Professor at NYU School of Law

Breakfast, Refreshments and Lunch Will be Served.

Admission is free, space is limited, advanced reservations required. Tickets will be held at the door.