Topics: JNF Action Areas ,Sustainability,Positively Israel & College Campuses
Alex Cicelsky is a senior staff member and founder of the Center for Creative Ecology (CfCE) and a founder of Kibbutz Lotan - a liberal Jewish intentional community actively engaged with the Global Ecovillage Network (GEN).
Topics: Arts & Culture,Sustainability,Middle Eastern Relations
More than two million U.S. service members have been deployed to Iraq or Afghanistan since 9/11.
Topics: Science, Technology & Innovation,Arts & Culture,Sustainability,JNF Action Areas
Dr. Alon Tal is a professor of public policy at Tel Aviv University and the founder of JNF partner, the Arava Institute for Environmental Studies. He worked with JNF to establish The Tal Fund and serves on JNF’s international board.
Topics: Sustainability,Positively Israel & College Campuses,Science, Technology & Innovation,US-Israel Relations ,Israel Economy,Middle Eastern Relations
Aryeh Green is author of My Israel Trail; chief strategy officer of EnergiyaGlobal; and director emeritus of MediaCentral.
Topics: Middle Eastern Relations,Sustainability,US-Israel Relations
Avshalom Vilan is an Israeli peace activist, politician, and leader of the Kibbutz Movement. He is the co-founder of the Israeli peace movement, Peace Now, and served a decade in the Knesset as a member of the Meretz Party.
Topics: Positively Israel & College Campuses,US-Israel Relations ,Sustainability
Sergeant Benjamin Anthony is a former IDF Combat Soldier and the founder of Our Soldiers Speak, a nonprofit organization aimed at educating the world about what really happens on the front lines of battle. He currently works with US Congress members.
Topics: Science, Technology & Innovation,Arts & Culture,Sustainability,Complementary Speakers,JNF Action Areas
Chet Stein is Vice-President of the Mid-Atlantic regional board, a member of the Task force on Disabilities, and is a Board member of the Friends of the Arava Institute. He is a member of JNF's Doctors for Israel Society as well.
Topics: Middle Eastern Relations,Sustainability
Professor David Katz is a renowned environmental scholar who teaches environmental studies and political geography at the University of Haifa. He focuses issues with Israeli-Palestinian-Jordanian cooperation and addresses trans-boundary resource problems.
Topics: Complementary Speakers,JNF Action Areas ,Middle Eastern Relations,Sustainability
As Executive Director of the Arava Institute for Environmental Studies, David Lehrer works to advance environmental cooperation between Israel and its neighbors in the Middle East. He is the founder of the Alliance for Middle East Peace.
Topics: Science, Technology & Innovation,Arts & Culture,Sustainability
Referred to as the “birth-mother” of the Jewish environmental movement, Rabbi Ellen Bernstein is founder of Shomrei Adamah, Keepers of the Earth, the first national Jewish environmental organization.