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Videos of J Street Conference Feb 26-28

7:00-9:00pm PLENARY SESSION
Saturday, February 26, 7:00 -- 9:00pm
Ballroom AB

Giving Voice to Our Values
Speaker: Rabbi David Saperstein, Director and Counsel, Religious Action Center of Reform Judaism

Rabbi David Saperstein Addresses J Street's Conference from Isaac Luria on Vimeo.

Welcoming Remarks

Speaker: Jeremy Ben-Ami, J Street President

J Street President Jeremy Ben-Ami @ "Giving Voice to our Values" Conference from Isaac Luria on Vimeo.

J Street Honors Three Heroes

J Street is proud to honor three individuals -- an American, an Israeli, and a Palestinian -- who give voice to the values that we hold dear and who have inspired us with their courageous stories, their heroic actions and their bold words.

Honorees:
Peter Beinart, Author; Journalist

Moriel Rothman, President of J Street U Student Board, introduces author Peter Beinart, at J Street's "Giving Voice to Our Values" national conference.

Author Peter Beinart honored at J Street's National Conference from Isaac Luria on Vimeo.

Sara Benninga, Israeli Activist and Organizer, Sheikh Jarrah Solidarity Movement

Chairwoman of J Street National Advisory Board Molly Freeman introduces Sheikh Jarrah activist Sara Benninga at J Street's "Giving Voice to Our Values" conference.


Dr. Izzeldin Abuelaish, Physician; Founder, Daughters for Life Foundation; Author

Dr. Izzeldin Abulaish honored at J Street's "Giving Voice to Our Values" conference from Isaac Luria on Vimeo.

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Sunday, February 27

8:15am
Breakfast

8:45-10:00am
Concurrent Sessions
1. Averting the Crisis: American Policy Options towards Iran
2. Analyzing the Jewish Vote
3. Working with Christian Communities towards a Two-State Solution
4. Do Israelis “Care About Peace”?

Do Israelis Care About Peace Video:

Do Israelis "Care About Peace" @ J Street Conference from Isaac Luria on Vimeo.

10:10-11:25am
Concurrent Sessions
1. Regional Comprehensive Approach to Peace -- the Arab World and Israel
2. New Israel Fund Presents: Behind the Scenes in the Struggle to Protect Democracy
3. Working Together: American Jewish and Muslim Communities
4. Finding Your Voice: Having the Conversation on J Street and Israel in Your Community
5. The Global Pro-Israel, Pro-Peace Community and the State of Israel
6. Expanding the Tent for the Two-State Solution in Israel


11:45am-1:15pm
Plenary Session

History before Our Eyes: Broader Implications of Democracy Movements in the Arab World

History Before Our Eyes: Broader Implications of Change in the Middle East from Isaac Luria on Vimeo.

J Street Conference


1:20pm
Lunch on your own

Optional Sessions

-- Talking About Israel: "My Convictions or My Job?" A closed-door session for clergy
-- Peace is Doable: Thinking about how to Save the Two-States Solution

2:30-3:45pm

Concurrent Sessions
1. Building Peace from the Ground Up
2. Resolving the Middle East Conflict as a Core American National Security Interest
3. Is Israel a Jewish Social Justice Issue?
4. The Revival of the Israeli Left
5. Jerusalem: Divisible with Liberty and Justice for All?

Video: Resolving the Middle East Conflict as a Core National Security Interest

Expanding the Tent for a Two-State Solution from Isaac Luria on Vimeo.

Monday, February 28th
9:00–10:30am
Ballroom AB

Speaker: Ambassador Dennis Ross, Special Assistant to the President and Senior Director for the Central Region

Panel Discussion:
Bernard Avishai, Author; Adjunct Professor of Business, Hebrew University of Jerusalem
Roger Cohen, Columnist, The New York Times
Daniel Levy, New America Foundation

Dennis Ross addresses J Street's Conference, Followed by Panel Reaction from J Street Education Fund on Vimeo.

 
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