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Fulfilling the Promise of Israel’s Declaration of Independence
Tuesday, March 5 @7:00pm-8:30pm
Join us to hear from Rabbi Ayelet Cohen, Senior Director of New Israel Fund’s New York/Tri-State region, about the NIF’s work to advance democracy in Israel, including minority rights and freedom of speech, and fight against the injustice and extremism that diminish her.
About Rabbi Ayelet Cohen
Rabbi Ayelet S. Cohen is the Senior Director of NIF’s NY / Tri-State Region. Prior to joining NIF, she was Director of The Center for Jewish Living and The David H. Sonabend Center for Israel at JCC Manhattan. Rabbi Cohen served for a decade at Congregation Beit Simchat Torah, the world’s LGBTQ synagogue serving Jews of all sexual orientations and sexual identities. Ordained at the Jewish Theological Seminary of America, she is the author of Changing Lives, Making History: Congregation Beit Simchat Torah, the First Forty Years, and co-editor of Siddur B’chol L’vavcha. She serves on the board of T’ruah: The Rabbinic Call for Human Rights.
About New Israel Fund
New Israel Fund helps Israel live up to its founders’ vision of a society that ensures complete equality to all its inhabitants. From Israel’s first rape crisis centers, to fighting discrimination, NIF-funded organizations have driven positive social change and furthered justice and equality. NIF has provided over $300 million to more than 900 organizations since their inception in 1979. Learn more »