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JRelease: Israel’s Election Day: Live Behind the Scenes with New York Times Bestselling Author, Yossi Klein Halevi and Rabbi Dr. Donniel Hartman, President of the Shalom Hartman Institute

October 31, 2022 10:40 AM | Jessica Painter (Administrator)

Israel’s Election Day: Live Behind the Scenes with New York Times Bestselling Author, Yossi Klein Halevi and Rabbi Dr. Donniel Hartman, President of the Shalom Hartman Institute 

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

Jerusalem, Israel – On November 1, at 2:00 pm ET, as the polls close on Israel’s fifth election in less than four years, Hartman and Klein Halevi will offer real-time insights on the big ideas of this complex moment and what it portends for the State of Israel, the future of Zionism, and the Jewish people. 

Rabbi Dr. Donniel Hartman is president of the Shalom Hartman Institute and the founder of some of the most extensive education, training, and enrichment programs for scholars, educators, rabbis, and religious and lay leaders in Israel and North America. He is joined by  Yossi Klein Halevi, the author of the New York Times bestseller,  Letters to My Palestinian Neighbor, Like Dreamers: The Story of the Israeli Paratroopers Who Reunited Jerusalem and Divided a Nation, and other celebrated books. Hartman, Klein Halevi, and Elana Stein Hain co-host Hartman’s chart-topping podcast, For Heaven’s Sake.  

Reflecting on the public mood, Klein Halevi shares, "There's a great deal of understandable anxiety among many Israelis and friends of Israel abroad about what these elections could mean for the future of Israeli democracy. Our hope is to provide some context and clarity at the most emotionally loaded moment of the election season -- the moment the real results start coming in." 

This special live election day event is part of Ideas for Today, free curated courses on the most important Jewish issues of the day so we can think and do better. This fall’s course offerings include classes byworld renowned Hartman scholars including Yehuda Kurtzer, Dahlia Lithwick, Michael AviHelfand, Tamara Mann Tweel, and Imam Abdullah Antepli.  

The Shalom Hartman Institute is a leading center of Jewish thought and education, serving Israel and North America. The Institute is committed to the big relevant ideas impacting Jewish communities today and to ensuring that Judaism is a compelling force for good in the 21st century. 

For all media inquiries and to interview Rabbi Hartman or Mr. Klein Halevi, contact: Jan.greenfield@shalomhartman.org  

https://www.hartman.org.il/event/israels-election-day-live-behind-the-scenes/ 


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