Conversation with Yossi Klein Halevi

Wednesday, Apr 3, 2024

Wednesday, April 3
$5 Livestream

In Person at The Weitzman (5th and Market) 

6:00 pm Doors | 7:00 pm Program

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Jewish book award-winning author and acclaimed journalist, Yossi Klein Halevi, is set to take the Weitzman Museum stage to discuss the current state of affairs in Israel, chances for peace, what it means for Israelis and American Jews to share the experience of vulnerability and the future of American Jewish-Israeli relations.

We invite you to join us for an engaging evening as Halevi skillfully explores significant issues spanning our community’s diverse and politically divided landscape, providing depth and nuance to the conversation. The on stage discussion will be moderated by award-winning editor and author, Sandee Brawarsky.

More About the Speaker

Yossi Klein Halevi is a senior fellow at the Shalom Hartman Institute in Jerusalem. Together with Imam Abdullah Antepli of Duke University, he co-directs the Institute’s Muslim Leadership Initiative (MLI), which teaches emerging young Muslim American leaders about Judaism, Jewish identity and Israel.

Halevi’s 2013 book, Like Dreamers, won the Jewish Book Council’s Everett Book of the Year Award. His latest book, Letters to My Palestinian Neighbor, is a New York Times bestseller. Purchase your copy of the book at the Weitzman Museum Store. He writes for leading op-ed pages in the US, including the Times and the Wall Street Journal, and is a former contributing editor to the New Republic.

More About the Moderator

Sandee Brawarsky is an award-winning journalist, editor and author. She has written several books, most recently 212 Views of Central Park: Experiencing New York’s Jewel from Every Angle. She curates cultural programs around New York City and online for many institutions, including The Jewish Museum, the Streicker Center, UJA-Federation, the Center for Jewish History and 92Y. For many years, she served as culture editor of The New York Jewish Week. She writes primarily about books, theatre, art and museums, special events and personalities from all walks of life, with a particular interest in creativity. Her essays and articles have appeared in The New York Times, Los Angeles Times, The Lancet, Hadassah, the PBS national website  and other publications, including the Encyclopedia Judaica. She has also done ghostwriting for business executives, Holocaust survivors, artists and others.