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5 Conversations On Israel

Fall 2023

Monday November 13, 2023 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm


old city/Western Wall at sunset
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Event Series Event Series: 5 Conversations On Israel

Local experts, clergy, and others will facilitate these dialogues, exploring critical issues related to Israel. These conversations offer participants the opportunity to engage with different perspectives and gain a deeper understanding of this dynamic nation. Whether you are well-versed in Israeli affairs or are just beginning to explore this topic, these conversations promise to be enlightening and thought-provoking. 

Schedule: Mondays at Temple, 7:00 pm, starting October 9 — NOW EXTENDED THROUGH NOVEMBER 27!

Cost (includes dinner): $20 per class per person for WHC members; $30 per class per person for non-members. (sign up for as many as you like!)

Please note if you originally registered for the 5-part series, you will need to re-register for the 3 extra weeks added to the course! (November 13, 20, and 27)


Schedule of Speakers:

Please note the schedule of speakers is subject to change as the situation in Israel continues to evolve. We will make every effort to keep this page up to date as we get new information!

October 9 — Rabbi Sue Shankman and Rabbi Rachel Schmelkin: “Setting the Stage”

October 16 —Dr. Jonathan Schanzer, Foundation for Defense of Democracies

October 23 — Jeremy Bash, Managing Director and Partner of Beacon Global Strategies, to discuss America’s Role at a Time of Crisis. Learn more about the speaker

October 30 — Rabbi Josh Weinberg, ARZA: “The Reform Movement and Israel-Making Our Voices Count”

November 6 — Sawsan Natour-Hasson, Minister for Public Diplomacy at the Israeli embassy in Washington, D.C.

NEW! November 13 — TBD

NEW! November 20 — TBD

NEW! November 27 — TBD

Conversations on Israel — Single Session

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Monday, November 13


7:00 pm - 9:00 pm




Marsha Humphries