Myth-Conceptions Series

Who are the Jewish Organizations speaking about Israel?
What are the myths about each organization? What are the realities?
All sessions held at Mount Zion Temple moderated by Rabbi Spilker.

Guest Speaker: Lital Casper Rosenberg
AIPAC Midwest Deputy Regional Director
Sunday, October 14, 10-11:30 a.m.
A FREE bagel brunch sponsored by Brotherhood. Includes bagels, lox, cream cheese and fruit.

The American Israel Public Affairs ­Committee is a bipartisan organization of US citizens committed solely to strengthening, protecting, and promoting the US-Israel ­relationship.

Guest Speaker: Jeremy Ben-Ami, President
Tuesday, October 23, 7:30-9:00 a.m.

J-Street organizes and mobilizes pro-Israel, pro-peace Americans who want Israel to be secure, democratic and the national home of the Jewish people.

Guest Speakers: Leah Soule, Ari Jahiel, and Ethan Levin
Sunday, December 2, 10-11:30 a.m.

IfNotNow says: “We are building a Jewish community that recognizes we cannot be free absent the freedom of Palestinians. We seek to end American Jewish support for the occupation. We are grounded in the values of the Jewish tradition.”

Jewish Agency, (JAFI)
Date: TBD

Since 1929, The Jewish Agency for Israel has been working to secure a vibrant Jewish future. They were instrumental in founding and building the State of Israel and continue to serve as the main link between the Jewish state and Jewish communities everywhere.

Water: Israel’s Gift to the World
Jewish National Fund
Guest Speaker: Laura Salzer
Friday, January 25, 7:30 pm (during Shabbat services).
The organization that gives all generations of Jews a unique voice in building a prosperous future for the land of Israel and its people.

Students Supporting Israel
Guest Speaker: Ilan Sinelnikov, Founder
Sunday, February 3, 10:00 am

Students Supporting Israel says their mission is to be a clear and confident Pro-Israel voice on college campuses, and to support students in grassroots Pro-Israel advocacy. Founded at the University of Minnesota in early 2012 by Ilan Sinelnikov and Valeria Chazin, it currently has multiple chapters across the United States and Canada.

Guest Speaker: Rabbi Josh Weinberg, Executive Director
Friday, April 12, 7:30 pm (during Shabbat services).

The Association of Reform Zionists of America is part of an international network of like-minded, progressive Jewish voices, working in unison, to build a better Israel.

Co-sponsored by Jewish Community Relations Council (JCRC).