New York, NY (PRWEB) June 22, 2012
As some 400 leaders from Israel and Jewish communities around the world gather in Jerusalem next week for its Assembly and Board of Governors meeting, The Jewish Agency has announced that it will host The Studio of the Jewish People—a live webcast venue for English interviews with meeting speakers and attendees—conducted by a “who’s who” of Israeli journalists, including Dov Elboim, Dana Weiss, Yoav Limor, Gilad Adin and Shmuel Rosner.
Entitled Bringing Jews to Israel and Israel to Jews, The Jewish Agency Assembly and Board of Governors Meeting will run from Sunday, June 23 to Wednesday, June 27. The gathering will focus on the Jewish Agency’s and how it is responding to the most critical challenges facing Jews in Israel and Jewish communities worldwide. It will include addresses by the President of Israel, Mr. Shimon Peres, government ministers, members of Knesset, researchers, experts and community leaders from around the world, all of whom who are on the frontlines confronting the challenges facing global Jewry.
“Each year, this gathering sets the agenda for how the Jewish community will collectively address global trends and issues like assimilation, anti-Semitism, Aliyah, security, economic affairs, socio-cultural and political divisions, and the relationship between Israel and the Diaspora,” said Barry Spielman, The Jewish Agency’s director of communications for North America. “It is the year’s most diverse cross-section of Jewish leaders. By allowing anybody with an Internet connection access to The Assembly and Board of Governors, The Studio of the Jewish People is a way for the Jewish Agency to welcome all Jews into these important global discussions.”
The studio interviews will focus on the subject matter addressed in the plenary sessions, some of which will also be streamed live. The webcast can be viewed at http://bit.ly/MlSGsu. The schedule is as follows (all times are EDT):
About the Jewish Agency for Israel
Investing in a vibrant Jewish future, The Jewish Agency for Israel continues to address the greatest challenges of our People in every generation. We connect the global Jewish family, bringing Jews to Israel- and Israel to Jews. We build a better society in Israel- and beyond- energizing young Israelis and their worldwide peers to rediscover a collective sense of Jewish purpose. At the same time, The Jewish Agency continues to be the Jewish world’s first responder, prepared to rescue and bring Jews home to Israel from countries where they live at-risk. More information can be obtained at http://www.jewishagency.org