January 13, 2013
JEWISH NATIONAL FUND
invites you to a
DOCTORS FOR ISRAEL SOCIETY EXCLUSIVE WEBINAR
"A GENETIC HISTORY OF THE JEWISH PEOPLE"
with: Dr. Harry Ostrer
Professor of Pathology at Einstein and Director of Genetic and Genomic Testing at Montefiore
Sunday, January 13th
12:00 pm EST
Register online at www.jnf.org/dfiwebinar to receive the webinar call-in information.
Dr. Harry Ostrer, Professor of Pathology and Genetics at Einstein and Director of the Genetic and Genomic testing at Montefiore, will be speaking about his new book that came out last spring titled “Legacy: A Genetic History of the Jewish People.”
Contact the Israel Region:
42 East 69th Street, New York, NY 10021
[p] (212) 879-9300
Alon Badihi, Executive Director
Before joining JNF, Alon served as the Executive Vice-Chairman of The Society for Preservation of Israel Heritage Sites (SPIHS), one of JNF's leading partners, involved in protecting and restoring over 100 leading heritage sites throughout Israel. Alon is a member of Israel’s Bar Association and received his MBA from the Hebrew University of Jerusalem.
Prior to working with the SPIHS, Alon worked as a commercial lawyer.
Shahar Hermelin, Spokesperson, Director of Tourism
Shahar joined JNF having served for six years as deputy spokesman, then spokesman, for the Society for the Protection of Nature in Israel (SPNI) following four years as the spokesman for the Society for Preservation of Israel Heritage Sites (SPIHS). Prior to that, Shahar was a journalist in northern Israel and worked for ten years in regional newspapers, radio and TV. From 1992-2005, he also worked as a professional basketball referee and instructor for the Israel Basketball Association.
Shahar was born in Kibbutz Ramat David, in the Jezreel Valley, and currently lives in Givataim. He is married with three children.
Meirav Atias,Government and Donor Relations
Meirav joined JNF following ten years with the Prime Minister's Office - Government of Israel where she served in a variety of positions such as Foreign Press Liaison and assistant to the Prime Minister's Communication and International Relations Adviser.
Meirav was born and lives in Jerusalem. She is married with two children.