IsraelCast Episode 179

Fleur Hassan-Nahoum


Hamas’ recent brutal and unprovoked attack has primarily been focused on Israel’s Gaza Envelope region. But how has this attack affected the rest of the country? Host Steven Shalowitz sits down with Jerusalem Deputy Mayor Fleur Hassan-Nahoum to discuss the current environment in Jerusalem, organizing support from the international community, and the special resilience of the Jewish people. She also discusses Hamas and the fundamentalist nature of their regime, and how this a clear battle between good and evil.


Fleur Hassan-Nahoum became a City Councilor in Jerusalem in May 2016 and the leader of the Opposition in February 2017. In November 2018, she was re-elected to the Jerusalem Municipal Council and was appointed Deputy Mayor for foreign relations, economic development, and tourism. Fleur is also the Co-founder of the UAE-Israel Business Council. Prior to entering politics, Fleur worked at JDC in resource development for Europe and later became the Executive Director of Tikva, a nonprofit organization saving abandoned and abused Jewish children from the Former Soviet Union. In 2011, she set up her own communications consulting business, Message Experts, where she consulted on effective communication strategies.

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